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My jeep will rotate but not start i've replaced the distributor cap and rotor, and gas filter and it still does that i think its the cam or gas sensor what do you think???????????????????????

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  • Anonymous Aug 08, 2008

    1996 jeep cherokee sport 4.0L GETING GAS,GETING FUEL!.will notstart.

  • orangeduster Aug 08, 2008

    1996 jeep cherokee 4.0 liter engine geting fuel,fire will not start!



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Hey Snake how are you, its hard to remedy your ailment considering i dont have any knowledge of what your Vehicle is. aside from the obvious Jeep comment.

So ill Use my jeep as a reference. I have a 95 4cylinder Wrangler, nothing much more to say about her aside from her resiliance.. and I lub her.

So here goes....

The fact that your car is cranking and not starting is a good yet bad thing. Ya got power, or your out of Synch.

1. So yes, your starting Ideas are on the money... Try checking , cleaning and/ or replacing the Cam Position sensor. Jeeps by their design are user friendly so this job is a simple enough job to do.. 7/16 Socket will do just fine for those two nuts.

2. Fuel pressure regulator is a simpler job, but in my old school days ya stayed away from the fuel issue unless you smelled gas and your car sputtered and or stalled upon drving. Seein how ya have none of those issues ( im assuming) then just leaver her alone.

3. Check your fuel pump relay. In my experience, Jeeps of our age have one basic flaw. We rust, and we rust up very badly. So look at her and check the power distribution on her, She's a relay and another simple thing to replace.

4. Now Here is where the big boys need to come into play.....Fuel Pump.

It requires dropping the tank, and replacing the whole assembly outright. Not an impossible job, but a job None the less. If you go this route, check and clean your 12V connectors, and replace the filter as well. Watch the fuel lines and pay attention to the rust aspect. disassembling the tank, may damage or break nuts and bolts, so before going in this direction, Be PREPARED.

Good luck.

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My 1993 Jeep Wrangler makes a whinning sound when I drive it. The sound changes with acceleration and de-acceleration. It also goes away when I put in the clutch, any ideas out there on what would cause this?

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Sounds like the crank sensor to me

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