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1999 jeep tj cranks but wont start

Going down the road my jeep just died and it wont start

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  • irishstud698 Aug 17, 2008

    it cranks over but no spark

  • derail69 Sep 09, 2008

    engine dies no spark sits for a while sometimes it will start again replaced coumputer coil cap rotor magnetic pickup in dist. took alarm sys off

  • Anonymous Mar 14, 2014

    the other day i was driving on the highway and my jeep died. the engine shut off and the guages went but my stereo was still on and lights stayed on. it still starts and runs and i drove it today but there is also a loud squeaking sound coming from right behind the dash it sounds like and it gets higher and louder as i accelerate. I don't know if this relates to the other problem but they are both recent and I don't know what else to do. I had the battery and alternator tested and they are both fully functional.

  • Anonymous Mar 16, 2014

    1996 jeep cherokee wont shift, plenty of transfluid. the car will shift after its first started, but 100 yards down the road all it does whine.

  • Anonymous Mar 29, 2014

    Cranks but won't start



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Replace the crankshaft position sensor

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It needs to be checked for fuel pressure and ignition spark. The best way to check fuel pressure is with a fuel pressure gauge. without either spark or fuel it wont start or run. You could either have a faulty fuel pump or lack of ignition due to faulty crank position sensor, cam position sensor or other ignition components including the vehicle PCM, so it is a wide field of things that need looked at in order to narrow it down to the problem. Having the PCM scanned for faults or trouble codes is probably needed as well.

Posted on Aug 16, 2008


My gut says its the crank position sensor.

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