START PROBLEM

2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee

Tiny

CrisBR

October, 16, 2013 AT 6:18 PM

Dear, my 2011 Grand Cherokee Laredo (VIS 1J4RR4GG9BC709626) has an intermittent starting problem. It is not always, but happened 4 times in the last 30 days. Basically, it doesn´t start at the first try, it cranks and cranks but doesn't start. Then I just press the start button (switching off and on ) without pressing the brake pedal. After that, I press the brake pedal and the start button and the car starts right up normally. It looks like the car is out of gasoline, but for sure it isn´t. I took the car to a Jeep Garage and they said I must change an engine module (part # is 05150656AA) that cost around USD 2.5 k here in Brazil. Too expensive! However, it sounds they don´t know what is actually the reason of the problem and just want to sell me an expensive part to make money. I would appreciate if you could help me? Thank you very much!

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Tiny

Jacobandnickolas

October, 16, 2013 AT 6:28 PM

When it doesn't start, have you been able to check fuel pump pressure and for spark to the engine?

Tiny

CrisBR

October, 16, 2013 AT 6:38 PM

No I don t how to do it.

Tiny

Jacobandnickolas

October, 16, 2013 AT 6:45 PM

Go to our homepage under the DIY section and you will find both directions and videos showing you how to do it. Let me know what you find.

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