By removing the temp sender to start it you are faking out the ecu so it starts. Got to figure out what is sending bad data or needs to be replaced could take a little research.
Does it throw any codes???
Its a 98 with round headlights so its a TJ. I run a 2.5L 89YJ. If I find something I'll let you know.
89 2.5 TBI, 4" RC lift, 1" Booms, SYE, Adams Driveshafts front and rear, Ford 8.8 with 4:88s, BFG 33X12.50X15, and a ton of other stuff.
AF Jeep Club Tail Number 184