I am at my wits end. Bought this 1980 CJ7 6 cyl manual transmission, told it was problem free, and ready for a camping trip to Calif (Im in Fla.) On the way home, in Miami traffic, about 30 mins in, I noticed what seemed to be what sounded like low rpm missing/bogging/stuttering. Made my way to the right side of the road just in time she stalled. I thought it was something like fuel delivery, but filter and pump appeared fine, called the guy I just bought it from, of course he was surprised, but suggested I may need a new Ignition Control Module, as they get sensitive when hot and cause a bogging down of the engine. Let it rest for a few3 minutes, starts right back up, and off we go, only to experience it again within a few minutes of running. Took 9 hrs to get home. Replaced the ICM, issue continues to exists. Replaced typical plugs/wires/cap/rotor/coil/air filter. Problem persists. Replaced fuel pump, problem still persists. Rebuilt carb, problem still persist (Carter 1BBD). At a Loss, and my camping trip to California is about to go bust. I did notice that when I ordered my tune up kit, the plugs were a N-14LY, and what came out of the engine were a N-13L slightly smaller type plug. Again I noticed when focusing on the Carb, the Carter # 7230, which I researched as a 78-79 Model Carb? So I am confused now, 80 model, 79 components, either way, problem has been consistent. In a jist, she fires right up, idle in the low 700, 8 degree BTDC, revs fine, get on the road, 1st gear good, 2nd gear good, 3 gear usual good, 4th gear after a short while starts to bog down, like insufficient fuel supply or lack of spark. Sometimes will happen in 3rd gear before I even get to 4th. There are no Jeep shops out here in the keys, so I am feeling really dissapointed and stuck for the moment, just going round and round with the same thought loop. Btw, stuck on determine if I need a ballast resistor for the coil? Sure would like this to get to Medic if he's still aboard. Thanks
have the same problem?
Saturday, June 20th, 2015 AT 11:23 AM