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Old 05-16-2008, 12:40 PM   #1
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Another "gremlin" question

Last night I went to start my TJ and I got the cliiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiick, like a dead battery, then I hit the key again, cliiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiick, hit it a third time and the speedo and tach needles bounced all the way over and back and the TJ fired right up. Stopped and started it a few more times that night during my stops along the way and no problems at all. I had not started it in about a week, but I have not messed with anything else either. Any ideas? Thanks, Scooby

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Old 05-16-2008, 12:51 PM   #2
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I'm guessing a loose/bad/weak battery connection. Loosen and remove both battery connectors, then clean and reinstall them making sure they're on tight and secure.

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Old 05-16-2008, 06:12 PM   #3
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x2. I agree w/ Jerry on this one, sounds like a loose battery cable
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Old 05-17-2008, 05:04 AM   #4
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Sometimes at night I hear a Pfffsssssst, Pfffssssssst, then I go back to sleep, realizing I had just expelled unneeded gas!!

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Old 05-17-2008, 10:50 AM   #5
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maybe the starter?
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Old 05-17-2008, 12:48 PM   #6
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Sometimes my floormat screws with my clutch pedal. Check that out

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