I too have an 08 wrangler with intermittent starting probs. Turn the key and click. Go through the gears and put back in park and it starts. Have replaced battery, starter and neutral safety switch. Problem still exists. Dealer is baffled. Any suggestions appreciated.
I had this happen on my 98 Cobra a few times when sitting for winter. It actually had enough power for everything, lights, etc.. and would spin the starter gear, but just not kick it out to the flywheel.
Still stock battery??? If it is you have done very well, my stock battery lasted only 2.5yrs and one of my battery cells died and I did not have enough cranking amps. New battery fixed my starting issues.
If the battery is still good then i would say neutral switch issue.
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Usual suspect is the battery, I had the same type of thing happen with a Honda Accord, Just didn't have quite enough power to turn the motor over. Happened quickly and suddenly started fine once and wouldn't start at all after that. New Battery and problem was fixed.
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