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Old 05-01-2011, 09:46 AM
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Help me! Spit and sputter!

Ok so when I kill my jeep (driving a stick like a noob), an go to start it again, it's a bitch to start again. When it finally fires up it sputters really bad for a minute, has anybody ever had this issue or no how to fix it? My only consumption is that it's loading up with fuel but ive never seen anybody else's jeep do this. Help please!
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Old 05-01-2011, 03:14 PM
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Old 05-01-2011, 03:16 PM   #3
Mmm.. How deep is that?

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Sounds like it could be the distributer/or coil. Timing sounds off.
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Carb or fuel injection?
What motor and year?
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Old 05-12-2011, 05:57 AM   #5
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Could be water in your gas. Pour a bottle of rubbing alcohol in your gas tank. It won't hurt a thing if it ain't water, but if it is, it will cure your problem.
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Carb or fuel injection?
What motor and year?
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Could be water in your gas. Pour a bottle of rubbing alcohol in your gas tank. It won't hurt a thing if it ain't water, but if it is, it will cure your problem.
Really?
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Really. The alcohol grabs the water and allows it to burn. On my way back to Texas from a big run in Hot Springs, Arkansas, I stopped in Texarkana and got gas. I hadn't gone 5 miles when the sputtering started. I stopped at a 7-11 and bought 2 bottles. Since I was getting 12 miles per gallon, I used it on 2 fill-ups and the water was burned. Problem solved.
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if it only does it when you stall it, get some practice! hehe...

really, its probably just flooding itself. Do you notice any black smoke when it finally starts? If so, its just flooding...
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if it only does it when you stall it, get some practice! hehe...

really, its probably just flooding itself. Do you notice any black smoke when it finally starts? If so, its just flooding...
I don't think I need practice my last 4 vehicles have been stick shifts and drove them for 9 years

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