1997 JEEP CHEROKEE JUST HAPPENED TURNS OVER BUT NOT STARTIN

  • Tiny
  • kman2001
  • 1997 Jeep Cherokee

Engine Mechanical problem
1997 Jeep Cherokee 6 cyl Four Wheel Drive Automatic 135000 miles

Fill up the truck one night came home parked it and went to start it in the morning and it just turns over but will not fire. Truck always started quick, whats the deal. Please help. Thank you.

Tuesday, September 8th, 2009 AT 9:01 PM

1 Answer

  • Tiny
  • rasmataz
  • Member

You might wanna do below to determine if its a fuel or spark problem.

Disconnect a sparkplug wire or 2 and ground it to the engine -have helper crank engine over-do you have a snapping blue spark? If so-you have a fuel related problem, check the fuel pressure to rule out the fuel filter/fuel pump/pressure regulator and listen to the injector/s are they pulsing or hook up a noid light. No snapping blue spark continue to troubleshoot the ignition system-power input to the coil/coil packs, coil's resistances, cap and rotor /distributor pick-up coil, ignition control module, ECM, Ignitor cam and crank sensors- Note: If it doesn't apply disregard it

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