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Old 03-16-2010, 07:48 PM
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Re: HELP - Crazy thing just happened on the freeway!!!

son of a B*TCH...same thing happened to me today. radio and fogs was on. was going 5mph? lol due to traffic. radio went off and went back on and fogs was starting to flicker. pulled into a McDonalds lot and right there the engine turned off!! WTF. pop the hood and wiggle the battery cables and turned it back on.would've been some scary sh*t if it was on the freeway! FTMFL
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Re: HELP - Crazy thing just happened on the freeway!!!

^ wowzers!
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Re: HELP - Crazy thing just happened on the freeway!!!

yea, one min you're listening to Kelly Clarkson and head bopping and then you're wondering WHAT THE F*CK? just kidding.......i wasnt head bopping LOL.
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Re: HELP - Crazy thing just happened on the freeway!!!

i hope it's the battery cables. was loose? (i hope) and managed to tighten em up a bit.
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Re: HELP - Crazy thing just happened on the freeway!!!

That's happened to me it was the battery. The terminal was on but I could move it a little. After tightening it down it still happened so I bought a new Battery and the problem was solved.
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Re: HELP - Crazy thing just happened on the freeway!!!

Not too familiar with WK's yet but having a mechanic check out all the grounds and starter connections would be a good first step and would at least eliminate the simplest and, in my mechanical experience, most likely cause of such an intermitent power loss situation.
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Re: HELP - Crazy thing just happened on the freeway!!!

that crazy Davy! glad you are ok...this is such a weird problem!

to date this problem has not shown itself again...which I am very glad for! thanks for the info and if it does ever happen again I will be telling them to check grounds/starter connections.
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Re: HELP - Crazy thing just happened on the freeway!!!

Happened to me about a month ago, driving 45 down a road by my parents house, put it in neutral, coasted to a stop, started up again.... Hasnt happened again.

Very wierd electrical gremins. And I don't think its a battery thing. I had just tightened the terminals 30 minutes before it happened
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Re: HELP - Crazy thing just happened on the freeway!!!

i've had it happen a few times too but mostly when I was driving slow or stopping, most of the time I had no idea it stalled till I went to turn or give it gas and realized I had no power steering or throttle response. The power would stay on so the radio would keep playing which is why most of the time I had no idea I stalled at first.
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Re: HELP - Crazy thing just happened on the freeway!!!

I'm on Jeep number 4 in 15 years. The only time they've ever stalled while driving was Cam position sensor. I would think a short somewhere would happen more frequently.
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