• Tiny
  • stilwell
  • 1986 Jeep Cherokee

Engine Mechanical problem
1986 Jeep Cherokee 4 cyl Four Wheel Drive Manual 218000 miles

My jeep will start and then die, im getting fuel and I have replaced the plugs, cap, rotor, plug wires, and crankshaft position sensor, what else can I do?

Friday, August 21st, 2009 AT 11:51 AM

1 Answer

  • Tiny
  • Jacobandnickolas
  • Expert
  • 68,410 posts

Has the check engine light come on? Have you checked the catylatic converter for plugging? Has the fuel pressure been tested? And finally, (I can't remember) is the 86 fuel injected or does it have a carb? I remember having trouble with the carbs coming loose and causing this type of problem. Also, check for vacuum leaks. If all checks out ok, I would run a compression test. That is a lot of miles for a 4cyl in one.

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Monday, August 24th, 2009 AT 9:35 PM

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