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Old 09-28-2008, 10:32 PM   #1
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Hey guys. I am new here but I have a very odd problem. I currently have a 98 jeep wrangler with 150,000+ Miles on it. When I hit a bump the vehicle stops accelerating and drops about 10mph (during this time i cannot accelerate at all) then I get a funny smell and i can continue accelerating again. After that my gas gauge goes down past empty until I turn the car off or I hit another bump sometimes it goes back up. I took the air filter off replaced that, and sprayed a whole can of carb/choke cleaner into the air manifold while revving it. This made it idle a bit better but still semi stalls on me. Please help with any ideas b/c I'm tight on money and don't want to involve a mechanic if I don't have to.

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Old 09-28-2008, 11:25 PM   #2
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hey man welcome. you might want to put this post in the TJ forum due to the fact that your 98 is not a CJ

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Old 10-09-2008, 06:59 PM   #3
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Repost this under the TJ thread for more info!!! Also what is it doing after hitting the bump and the Jeep drops in speed?Does it just act like it is running out of gas,does it just bogg way down,spit and sputter???Repost in TJ forum and you should get alot more people to chime in with help.
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