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Old 11-08-2015, 11:00 AM
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Jeep won't start

I went to go to church this morning and my jeep wouldn't crank. Not only would it not crank, nothing would come on except the lights. All it did when I turned the key was click once. Anyone have any idea what it could be or at least tell me where to start? I have no idea what it could be and really need some help with this

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What is the age and condition of your battery?
I'd start by checking all electrical connections, especially battery posts.
Failing that, if your key feels a little wonky/rough in the ignition, ye olde actuator may be the culprit.

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Old 11-08-2015, 12:28 PM
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I don't know the age, but the battery works great for me, I've never had that problem with the battery. I'm going to check out the electric stuff in a little bit hopefully I'll find it
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Is it a manual? YES, put it in 4lo does it start? YES- clutch safety switch-Factory RECALL

NO start in 4lo:
Google: ignition pin actuator

http://youtu.be/7SKQpbn9Zjo

It's an easy repair. Take pin out slowly and take PICTURES!
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Remove both battery connections, wire brush them and the battery posts, and then reinstall the connections so they are tight.

NO, don't just look at them and think they look ok. Battery connections that are too dirty, loose, or corroded to be able to provide enough starting power can look perfectly fine.
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Old 11-09-2015, 09:39 AM
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Remove both battery connections, wire brush them and the battery posts, and then reinstall the connections so they are tight.

NO, don't just look at them and think they look ok. Battery connections that are too dirty, loose, or corroded to be able to provide enough starting power can look perfectly fine.
The negative battery terminal was loose. I didn't even notice it before. Thanks!

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