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Old 05-28-2008, 08:57 AM   #1
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Question Shuttering

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If someone could please help me with a question.. When I start my "01" Wrangler after it sat for 8-12 hours it shutteres for about 20 seconds. The RPM donít bounce and then it goes right back to normal. I called a close friend and he said his is new and does the something.He said "gas whent back down into the tank and wasn't in the line." I checked all fluids and air filter. Please help, is that normal and ok? Not that I'm second quessing him!

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Old 05-28-2008, 10:25 AM   #2
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I don't know about shuttering but mine sometimes takes a few seconds to start because of the fuel lines that do not stay pressureized on the Jeeps and yes that is normal for a Jeep and a few others.The fuel return system or the regulator one lets the fuel pressure leak off over a period of time.Sometimes mine does it after sitting all night and sometimes after just a few hours but if you just bump the starter and let off and then hit it again the second time they normally fire right up.It just take the fuel pump a few second to repressurize the line.I would say if you have shuttering after it starts then I would check the spark plugs.

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Old 05-28-2008, 10:33 AM   #3
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thks, and prompt!!nice
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Old 05-28-2008, 11:17 AM   #5
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Might want to try some fuel injection cleaner. Or, you can spray some carb. cleaner into the throttle body.
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Or, you can spray some carb. cleaner into the throttle body.

Why not use throttle body cleaner instead

Some Carb Cleaners can damage the rubber stuff on a throttle body so i'd use the right stuff.

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