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2008 Unltd x

My jeep stalled at a red light and wouldn't start, just a click. I smelt burnt wiring . The dealer says the engine or trans ?? Really ?? It was running perfect, 170,000 miles. Now they say 500 for the diagnostic tests ??? This is crazy !!

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Re: 2008 Unltd x

The dealer says that so you get used to a big fat stinking pile of BILL upfront. You could do a thorough search under the hood for the burning smell. The dealer saying "engine or trans" is vague at best. The problem sounds electrical.

There are cable and wiring harnesses everywhere
Find the source of the smell
Look for a burned wire
Check your alternator (autozone can probably do this for free)
Spark plugs?
Fuel supply lines?
battery?
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Re: 2008 Unltd x

First thing I would do is get a scan tool and see if there are any codes t grown. That will give you a place to start.
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