I WAS DRIVING IT AND IT JUST SHUTDOWN ON ME ...

  • Tiny
  • Anonymous
  • 2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee
  • 145,000 miles

I was driving it and it just shutdown on me onthe road, could it be it has a certain chip and once overheats it automatically shuts down

Tuesday, November 6th, 2012 AT 7:09 AM

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  • caradiodoc
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Some sensors often fail by becoming heat-sensitive, then they'll work again after cooling down for an hour. Start by having the stored diagnostic fault codes read. They will get you into the circuit or system that needs further diagnosis.

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Tuesday, November 6th, 2012 AT 8:39 AM

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