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Old 05-22-2011, 07:48 AM
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Re: Need help NOW! In major major trouble...

The 1000 is to get the thing home to get it fixed, im waiting for my girlfriends parents to get here to go over and check it out. Im gonna check fuses and ill get a new battery cause it was going anyway. Even if it was the battery would it not even attempt to turn over? It dosnt crank at all.
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Old 05-22-2011, 08:00 AM
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Re: Need help NOW! In major major trouble...

My cousin back home has a car trailer but hes in Mass. for the weekend, i may stay here till tomorrow and pay him to take the thing home to the mechanic i trust. And if anyones local im in Cape may NJ
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Re: Need help NOW! In major major trouble...

A few things.....battery and battery connections first, check the Automatic Shutdown Relay in the Forward Control Module second, and starter third. You can swap the relay with one of the others to verify. Do the easy, obvious things first, then move to the tougher stuff. Were there any "fore warnings" with start issues?
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Old 05-22-2011, 05:13 PM
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Re: Need help NOW! In major major trouble...

Ts fixed, I spent 2 hours where it was stuck taking all the connections off and cleaning terminals, and it started thank god. It runs weird so I'm still gonna get a new battery and have my guy look at it but I got it home and that's all that matters
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Old 05-22-2011, 07:03 PM
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Re: Need help NOW! In major major trouble...

Nice, glad you made it home. Having that ability to get home is always a good thing. These WK's aren't without electrical issues. Definitely a bit quirky at times
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Re: Need help NOW! In major major trouble...

A low/bad cell/dead battery will definately cause it to run funny. The Jeep's alternator needs a good battery to supply the proper regulated voltage to the rest of the electrical systems. I bet if you were to look at your fuel trims Bank 2 would be all wacked out because the O2 sensor cannot get it's proper voltage and is sending out a incorrect signal. It happened to me this winter and a new battery cured all.
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Old 05-22-2011, 07:23 PM
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Re: Need help NOW! In major major trouble...

What size battery does it need? Ill pick up a new one tomorrow
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Old 05-23-2011, 12:46 PM
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Re: Need help NOW! In major major trouble...

im thinking you need a starter, JMO. mine went on me in wilkes barre last winter and i had the same problems you had.
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Old 05-23-2011, 10:20 PM
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Re: Need help NOW! In major major trouble...

It didnt work then randomly started working? The guys at the shop looked at it and it didnt give them any issues they tried a lot of time to replicate it while I was standing right there. Its been fine.
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Re: Need help NOW! In major major trouble...

i second the starter, as i had to get a new one and had the same symptoms
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Old 05-27-2011, 09:50 PM
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Re: Need help NOW! In major major trouble...

Well so far so good its fine, no other symptoms, Im thinking my battery was taking a shit and the positive connection on it was corroded down the line. All is well.
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