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#1427 of 5142 Re: 1997 Jeep Grand Cherokee(Stalling out) [reb6]
Jun 21, 2005 (3:31 pm)
this is exactly what ours is doing. it used to stall at stop signs and lights, but after the crank shaft positioning sensor and cam shaft sensor were replaced, it stopped. but now it still stalls while driving down the interstate. the only thing that hasn't been replaced at this point (it's been going on a year) is the computer. i'll buy one if that will fix it, but trying to chase down the source of the stalling has cost a fortune. it's a 97 grand cherokee. after it the engine cuts out we'll coast to the side of the highway and usually the engine will come back to life.
we've blown out 2 mufflers from backfiring. now, we just tolerate the noise because it isn't worth replacing the muffler anymore. it backfires every time at least once or twice. mechanic said replacing the cam shaft pos. sensor should have fixed it, but it hasn't.
we're to the point where we're ready to ditch it or hang ourselves. can anyone please help?
#1428 of 5142 Re: 1997 Jeep Grand Cherokee(Stalling out) [97gjcowner]
Jun 21, 2005 (7:10 pm)
this is what we've replaced so far:
spark plugs, spark plug wires, rotor, distributor cap, ignition coil, fuel pump, fuel filter, map sensor, distributor (which included the cam shaft sensor), catalytic converter and muffler (twice), crank shaft sensor, ignition coal again.
this is in reference to my previous message, #1427
#1429 of 5142 1993 Grand Cherokee Coils,coils and more coils
Jun 21, 2005 (8:59 pm)
I have had this vehicle for 7+ years and have had to replace the ignition coil on a regular basis. It started out every 6-8 months and has gotten worse. Changed two today! My wife can even do it now. We carry at least one spare at all times. It was running real bad at 1900- 2100 rpms. Changed wires, distributor, plugs, etc and thought I had it. Wrong! This is a 5.2 liter and a snapon scanner shows no codes but a big analyzer indicates low spark from the coil. I have had numerous suggestions, anybody got an idea?
#1430 of 5142 Re: Lights working on their own [lostmarbles]
Jun 22, 2005 (9:30 am)
I'm having a similar problem- did you ever get it resolved? I've had mine to the dealer three times now- they keep replacing the bulbs, but the same problem occurs- when the headlights and running lights are on, the running lights and brake lights don't light when the brake is applied
#1431 of 5142 Re: front drive binding on turns? [390bird]
Jun 22, 2005 (12:24 pm)
I have the same front end problem on a 95' Cherokee, my neighbor seems to think it's the universal joints in front. Not so sure about that. Have you found out what your problem is yet? My guess is that we both have Chrysler products.
#1432 of 5142 1997 Grand Cherokee Trasmission
Jun 22, 2005 (1:53 pm)
Hi, My 1997 Grand Cherokee,4.0 auto transmission is having problems between shifts. Sometimes it drives normal and then sometimes it's as if it's in neutral. The vehicle must be brought to a complete stop turned off and then start over until the next time which might be 5 minutes. Anyone have any ideas? Thanks jk56
#1433 of 5142 Re: 1997 Jeep Grand Cherokee(Stalling out) [ttfdallas]
Jun 22, 2005 (8:57 pm)
i'm interested in knowing the result (#1357). i'm having the same problem.
#1434 of 5142 98 jeep GC, 4.0, I6. laredo
Jun 23, 2005 (5:04 am)
HELP ME PLEASE!!! my trans is over heating. sometimes it'll get so hot the overdrive is turning off. its been doing it for a while. i had some radiator problems. had to replace that. then the water pump. everything seems to be going good there now. but trans is still getting to hot. foaming up. tried a additive supposed to lower temp. 57 degrees. stop foaming. its not helping at all. i think i'm going to have to flush it now. but i've done that before. and still over heats. ANY IDEAS?
#1435 of 5142 Re: A/C Not Working [kaden4]
Jun 23, 2005 (6:50 am)
This is a warranty repair. I have had the evaporator on my 97 GC replaced and it is working fine now. Unfortunately the repair shop (St. Louis, MO) made such a mess of my dashboard and AC system that the case is now in court (2 years after the fact). It cost $900 to have another shop replace the items they messed up.
#1436 of 5142 only 2 door locks aren't working....
Jun 23, 2005 (2:14 pm)
i have a 97 JGC laredo and i've been having a problem that isn't necessary to the car's function but very annoying to the person getting in and out of the car. on the back right-hand side door and driver door the locks stay in place when i use the stock keyless entry remote, but not when i manually move the lock. the rear one seems to make noise because of the motor trying to do it but the driver side dosen't make any sound what-so-ever. i was wondering if anyone else has had this problem and provide with some insight on this problem and maybe no how to fix it.