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Old 06-20-2014, 09:16 AM
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Funky engine issue

It's always random, can't figure out what exactly strikes the problem, but my temp gauge shuts off, my idle gets high, and doesn't want to drop down between shifts, and I almost stall out every time when going from a complete stop. I'm thinking it has something to do with a bad throttle body sensor or something, but I have no idea. Anyone have any 2˘ for this?

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Old 06-20-2014, 09:19 AM
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Also to add, when I first started having this issue, I ran a full seafoam treatment (not sure if it helped) and took the throttle body off and gave it a nice interior scrub with a cloth and some break parts cleaner (seemed to help temporarily. The only thing I haven't done is clean my intake cone (I already know the opinions about those.) but it seems relatively clean, although we did have a big rain the other day prior to all of this, and I sucked up some water in a big puddle I was horsing around in.

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Old 06-20-2014, 11:31 AM
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Your temp gauge shuts down? Just had the same problem with my girl friends pt cruiser. The temp sensor died. And every time the gauge died the car would not idle. The comp thought the engine was cold. Unfortunately I could not get the car started. Sounds like a new temp sensor for you. Think it is up by the thermostat. Good luck.
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Did you get this fixed?
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Old 06-27-2014, 04:45 PM
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Did you get this fixed?
Yeah I did, thanks! I just unplugged the temp sensor and plugged it back it, it's been fine for about a week now. Crazy how one little thing can throw the whole engine off, and all you have to do is jiggle it a little to get it fixed. I guess that's a jeep for you.

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