STALLING ENGINE?

  • Tiny
  • Bill628
  • 1998 JEEP GRAND CHEROKEE
  • 158,000 MILES

I have a 1998 Jeep GC 4.0 liter whos battery discharged. When being jumped the engine starts after depressing the gas pedal but as soon as I take my foot off the gas pedal it stalls

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Thursday, September 29th, 2011 AT 6:45 PM

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  • Hmac300
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Check your battery and charging system. The battery may be shot or sulfated and you may not be getting a charge

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Thursday, September 29th, 2011 AT 7:03 PM
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  • Bill628
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Replaced the 6 month old battery earlier today. Car started right up/ Thanks

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Saturday, October 1st, 2011 AT 12:47 AM
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  • Jacobandnickolas
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Make sure the alternator is charging the new battery. It can go dead too. Also, keep in mind, the alt can both under charge and over charge.

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Saturday, October 1st, 2011 AT 1:55 AM

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