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Old 01-16-2014, 08:45 AM
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Need some help. 03 Sahara 4.0, having trouble starting it in the morning, and then through out the day if it sits for a couple of hours. It got worse today when I attempted to make a 3 point turn and stalled out while I was in reverse! I had it idling for 15-20+ mins before that It,which normally seems to help it. It does have a very slight flutter at idle which makes me think IAC,but I have to pump the gas to start it and have to keep rpm's up for a few mins so it won't stall. Which makes me think fuel delivery. But also read on here could be Dirty throttle body or plugs and wires! doesn't seem to be a battery issue. Bought it used about a moth ago, has 125k on it now and was running very well when I got it. I think it just might have been time for fuel pump or something to go but I don't know enough mechanically to zero in on it. Any and all help is greatly appreciated!

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