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My 1996 Jeep Cherokee has problems starting. sometimes it sounds as if it is going to start but it shuts down. other times you can keep cranking but it doesn't start. the fuel pump works fine. what can be my problem?

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This could be the crank position or cam position sensors. Also antitheft device if installed

If check engine light is on do a self test.

turn key off-on, off-on, off-on. the check engine light will blink out codes in pairs of numbers; 5-5 being the end of the test. Or the codes will display on a digital odometer. Do not start the car when doing the test- just turn key until the dash lights come on then one click back for "off".

Google your findings, if any, for possible solutions.

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