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98 jeep cherokee classic

Jeep feels like it miss fires or its not getting enough fuel when you put it in reverse only . I have replaced both oxygen sensors, plugs, wires ,distributor cap ,and rotor and still check engine light is on and still has same problem.

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Camshaft position sensor.

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