88 yj 2.5 runs but stalls under load - Jeep Wrangler Forum
Jeep Wrangler Forum

Go Back   Jeep Wrangler Forum > YJ Jeep Wrangler Forum > YJ Tech Forum

Join Wrangler Forum Today

Thread Tools

Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about them on WranglerForum.com
Old 01-14-2012, 03:51 PM   #1
Join Date: Jan 2012
Posts: 2
88 yj 2.5 runs but stalls under load

I have an 88 yj its started to stall out here and there while.driving but would pick right.back up after like 2.5 secs then I went out wheeling made it 100 ft in and it kept tryin to stall out then did completely ...let it sit for a few nd it started again then died out a few feet in but it isles fine ...out the tow home I let it idle the hole way but it stalled out just idling ..it has a new pump,tank,lines,nd filter ..I'm kinda at a loss nd don't have the money to keep tryin different things ..neone have the same problems please the help would be great...was told it could be the fuel return line causing a loss in fuel pressure but not sure.

piccy is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 01-15-2012, 07:54 AM   #2
okjeeping's Avatar
Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: Tulsa, Ok
Posts: 18
Images: 8
I have had the same problems. What kind of carb do you have? Also does it do this on a full tank as well as below half??

okjeeping is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 01-15-2012, 07:58 AM   #3
Join Date: Jan 2012
Posts: 2
I kno its throttle body injected but I'm prettty sure its stock setup ...I drove it last night nd it did it once so o pulled out the fuel pump relay nd put it right back it nd it started right up so Imma buy a new relay to day nd see if its just a bad relay nd yea it does it more so on a full tank nd will only studder for a sec on a half tank o lower nd I filled it about 2 hours b4 it started to act up
piccy is offline   Quote Quick Reply

2.5 litre , yj stalls

Quick Reply

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Jeep Wrangler Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
If you do not want to register, fill this field only and the name will be used as user name for your post.
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:


Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
1990 4.2 Stalls under a load dragonhealer YJ Tech Forum 2 08-28-2011 09:07 AM
89 Jeep wrangler runs rough and then stalls bigguns027 General Jeep Discussion 4 06-17-2011 09:45 AM
Need expert advice jeep runs then stalls Bs13855 YJ Tech Forum 21 02-08-2011 08:25 PM
2.5L Runs rough at higher RPM under Load OutdrzMan YJ Tech Forum 6 03-31-2010 04:18 PM
'97 Wrangler Cold Idle / Load Flooding Problem brad07x TJ Tech Forum 1 12-18-2009 11:10 PM

logo carid shop wrangler parts carid fender flares custom wheels store avs deflectors at carid
» Rates
Get low rates on auto insurance in Canada!

» Network Links
»Jeep Parts
» Featured Product

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 03:35 AM.

Jeep®, Wrangler, Liberty, Wagoneer, Cherokee, and Grand Cherokee are copyrighted and trademarked to Chrysler Motors LLC.
Wranglerforum.com is not in any way associated with the Chrysler Motors LLC