1990 Jeep Wrangler Q&A

1990 Jeep Wrangler Question: Engine turns over but won't crank

I have an 89 Jeep Wrangler YJ, 4.2, manual tran. Was running perfectly down interstate. Came off of the ramp and the motor died and would not start back up. I have fuel from pump, fuel at carb, but intermittent spark coming from spark plug. Tried another coil but still won't crank. Any suggestions? Thanks. -
Answer 1
Commom failures for your car are Ignition Module or Pick-Up Coil. You say you have spark at times, makes me think the oick up coil is more likely causing your problem. -
Comment 1
Thanks. I have one ordered for it and should be here after lunch. If that doesn't do it. Is there any way that I can check the module other than buying another one and just replacing it? -
Comment 2
There are ways to test each part in ignition system but too involved to exsplain and you need correct tools to do it....some parts stores can test module for you. -
Comment 3
Thanks alot for your help. I really appreciate it! I'll let you know what it was. It ended up being the pickup coil. Thank goodness. I got out of that pretty cheap! Thanks for your help! -
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