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Old 02-20-2009, 09:13 AM
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Hesitating to start

Good morning fellow jeepers! I have been having an issue with my jeep starting. Every day when I go to crank It for the first time of the day, it just clicks once and nothing happens. If I turn the switch off and retry it, the crazy thing starts every time. Has anyone else had this problem?
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Old 02-20-2009, 10:11 AM   #2
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Hmmmm, maybe a issue with the wires to starter or starter solenoid.

I've been having an issue last month like this and when ever it did it sometimes had to crawl under Jeep and clean or rub the NEG contact for the Starter solenoid.

Check your connections, cause my Neg blk plug is a little loose.

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Old 02-20-2009, 11:38 AM
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Thanks Chris, I will check that at lunch. It only does it after sitting still all night.
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were do you live? on my mustang out here in the cold it would take ages to start
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I live in northeast Louisiana
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Old 02-21-2009, 03:18 PM
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Any one else have a suggestion?
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I am having the exact same problem now on my 2000. I took it in to my guy. He replaced the radiator, which seemed to fix the issue for about a week. Now I'm back to the turn it on / turn it off / turn it on to get it going. Have you had any luck yet?
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x1 what Snwchris said
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Old 03-24-2009, 10:47 AM
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I haven't had the issue since the day that I posted that! This forum is magical!

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