RE: CHEROKEE 6 CYL, HAD FOR 2 YRS, 130K, ENGINE RUNNING STRONG. DECIDED TO CHECK PLUGS ANYWAY, WORN TO NUBS.REPLACED PLUGS, WIRES, CAP, ROTOR. STARTED RIGHT UP SMOOTHLY, BUT, NO POWER GOING UP AN ORDINARY NEIGHBORHOOD HILL, OR ACCELERATING ON
1998 Jeep Laredo • 130 miles
1998 cherokee laredo 6 cyl, 130K. Had for 2 yrs, engine strong, decided to check plugs anyway-worn to nubs. Replaced plugs, cap, rotor, wires. Engine started right up and ran smoothly-but-NO POWER ON HILLS OR ACCELERATING ON FREEWAY!!!Big bad immediate difference! Replaced with a second set of everything but not wires-no difference.When forced to accelerate, it shifts down very oddly. Gas mileage unchanged, no misfiring symptoms, idles normally.Note: car has always had a cat conv. rattle, but always passes emissions. Also, distributor will only rotate a max of 1/8" with bolt loosened. We were very careful noting #1 wire into distributor...still, possible we screwed up? Ideas?
March 19, 2012.
March 19, 2012.
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