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Old 08-04-2011, 09:05 AM   #1
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I have been trying to diagnose a misfire issue and I am having no luck. 1995 zj with the 5.2L v8. I am wondering what the symptoms of a bad pcm are? My jeep is runs very rough and sometimes hard to start.

I have replaced cap, rotor, wires, plugs, coil, fuel filter, and nothing has worked.

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Old 08-04-2011, 10:13 AM   #2
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There is a plate at the bottom of the intake manifold that has a gasket that can blow out and cause a vacuum leak and misfire. I highly doubt that the PCM is causing the problem. You may also want to check the fuel pressure, could be a weak pump.
Steering stabilizers will not cure or cause death wobble, they only mask the real problem that is causing death wobble. Oil pumps do not make pressure, they create flow. Bearing clearence and restrictions make pressure. It's the crank sensor.
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Mine had similiar symptoms, would be hard to start when hot. Was the crank sensor, will cause a misfire too.
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pcm's rarely go bad but are commonly blamed
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