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Old 08-06-2007, 10:32 PM
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Hi i just bought my jeep for 2000 at a small dealership and it wont start. i have replaced plugs, wires, and alternator and still no spark. plz help!
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take it back. how long ago did you buy it?

Where in NY are you

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take it back. how long ago did you buy it?

Where in NY are you
I cant take it back. I love it too much
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Check the battery cables, if corroded enough the Jeep wont start. Did you have the battery tested?
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i mean if you just bought withing the last i believe it is 90 days for NY, the dealer has to fix it.
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i mean if you just bought withing the last i believe it is 90 days for NY, the dealer has to fix it.
Its been longer than that
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Hi i just bought my jeep for 2000 at a small dealership and it wont start. i have replaced plugs, wires, and alternator and still no spark. plz help!
What year, motor, ect?
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What exactly is it doing? will it crank and just not fire? If it is not getting spart at the coil it could be the ignitian control module.
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could it be the crank postoin sensor
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niether. grew up here. And the jeep is at my dads house so ill let u guys know more about whats goin on tomorrow. My dad has been working on it so ill let u know what else has been replaced.
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niether. grew up here. And the jeep is at my dads house so ill let u guys know more about whats goin on tomorrow. My dad has been working on it so ill let u know what else has been replaced.
ok, its a 95 4cyl and so far cap, rotor, plugs, wires, battery, serp belt,and alternator. The pcm is not getting a signal from the crank sensor but the sensor is working fine so its prob. just some corroded wires im thinkin.
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bit of humor

Story 1 - My buddy bought a jeep that "wouldn't start" for $400. When he got towed home, he put it all the way in park...started right up.

Story 2 -I replaced my gas tank, filled up, let my sister use my jeep for the drive in movies...next day wouldn't start. Changed dist cap and wires. Tried a few more things, and nothing. Had it towed to garage, mechanic tried a few more things ($130 worth) still nothing. He put $5 in gas in it...started right up.

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