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Old 08-25-2012, 08:36 PM   #1
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HELP! my jeep is runnin RICH!

Hey new to the Jeep world, I have a 89 4 cyl 2.5L but I need help. She runs RICH I know this because it smells of gas when its cranked up, back fires when I shift into neutral at high speed, and it dies when I decelerate from a high speed... I need some help, any ideas are GREATLY apprectiated. Thanks in advance!

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Old 09-01-2012, 01:00 PM   #2
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wow... NOONE has anything to say? this must be a first!!

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Old 09-01-2012, 08:16 PM   #3
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wow... NOONE has anything to say? this must be a first!!
Have you checked the plugs and air filter, possable the float is allowing fuel to leak past, was shis a slow transition or did it just kinda start...
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I would bet on the float either being set too high or the float needle not cutting the fuel flow off..could even be a piece of trash on the float needle
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wow... NOONE has anything to say? this must be a first!!
Get use to it, I put up quite afew question before that never got a response. As for your question. Have you done a full tune up? That includes plugs, wires, cap/rotor, fuel filter, air filter, O2 sensor. Check timing? Injector leaking by?
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Old 09-01-2012, 11:08 PM   #6
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You need to post more information for us to being able to give you a decent answer. If not you will get normal answers like check the plugs and such. It's always good to change fuel filter and other cheap normal maintenance items.
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Old 09-01-2012, 11:34 PM   #7
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Thanks guys, I apologize for the absence of details, yes I have done a full tune up, plugs, wires, cap & rotor, fuel Filter, air filter, oil change with filter as well... I have not checked timing, I'm assuming I need a timing light for that, maybe that is my next purchase... I'll keep ya posted!!

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