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Old 01-03-2010, 01:57 PM   #1
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Im still confused on what is actually wrong, so i will give you all a quick rundown of everything thats happened. First off, during the course of all this, its been about 0-15 degrees F out only. So the jeep started fine completely cold after sitting, drove it 10 mins into town, shut it off for a minute, went to start it back up and it wouldnt turn over. Thought it was the NSS cause sometimes i just throw it in neutral, that was a no go too. We tried starting it jumping off another car, still no turn over. Left it there for the night, came back in the morning, it fired right up. It fired fine a few times that day, then later that night again, took it to the store and came out, tried to start it, and nothing. We towed it home, i got it in the garage, and i was assuming neutral safety switch, that tested out fine at the connecter checking continuity when in park/neutral. At this point it wouldnt start, and my battery was at 11.8 volts so i decided to throw it on the charger. Charged it for a bit then it started to turn over, but would only start and stay running if i was easing on the gas pedal for a bit. After running it with the gas pedal it stayed running for a while. Shut it off, went to start it again, not turning over. My only idea is that the starter is going? Or something with the charging system?
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Old 01-03-2010, 02:13 PM   #2
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if it starts up when you give it some gas it could be your IAC. might be a little sticky or dirty and its easy to clean.
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No, once i got it to turn over and try to start at that point, i had to give it gas to get it started. But before that point, it wouldnt even ttry to turn over
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Heres an update on it. i had it in the garage eventually cranking over, but only starting and running with the gas pedal. Then i went to start it up later, started right up, took it for a drive for about 10 mins,brought it back and turned it off, tried to start it back up and it wont even crank over again. I am so confused.

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Mine has a similar issue, no crank, but good volts, only when really cold. I hit the starter with a mallet and it starts right away, its like the starter gets frozen. Weird, I have not found the solution yet.
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