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Jeep wonít crank

Old 03-17-2019, 11:10 AM
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I have a 2000 xj and it just ran yesterday. I was riding dirt bikes all day and came back later that night to leave and it wonít start. My radio comes on and fuel pump and everything beeps but it wonít crank at all. Idk why itís doing this?
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Old 03-17-2019, 11:21 AM
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Try it with the shifter in neutral. If that works, most likely need to clean the NSS sensor. That also controls the backup lights if they're not working too.
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Old 03-17-2019, 05:56 PM
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Like lawson says. If you hold the key over on start and jiggle the shiftier around park and neutral and it starts, it's a gummy NSS.
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