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My jeep keeps on dieing when i put it in park or press on the brake. When I first start it I have to idle it and then it will hold for a while but once take off it dies. My windows also gave out. When I open the door on the drivers side no interior lights go on either. I have already replace the fuse and it still does not work. I also took the panel off and all the wires are connected and cleaned. I dont know what else to do.

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You have more then one problem.
lights- check the door switch on the door column near the hinge. you didn't say what year your jeep is so check the ligth switch is it set for the lights to come on and is the bulb good.do you have electric at the fuse and at the bulb.

Now for the engine;
1. adjust the carb. and chock and linkage. - no carb; check fuel injectors.
2. have you replaced fuel filter, air filter, oil filter and changed the oil.
3. replace spark plugs and look a old ones; are they clean or oily / wet, brown, black.
4. check plug wires.

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