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1993 Jeep Cherokee Question: when turning on idle would race could see the rpm go up. could

 

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ablr25, Bronx, NY, April 26, 2012, 07:02
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drive but shut off at lights/slowing down, sometimes feels like it wanted to take off even when foot on brake. when it shut off, able to turn back on. engine light would come on
at times. began a few months ago, happening more frequently, and now the vehcile will not start.

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    csubak30 April 26, 2012, 07:45
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    Get check engine codes read and post results. I suspect this to be a fuel delivery issue or throttle problem. Need codes read to be sure.

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    ablr25, April 26, 2012, 08:54
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    thanks, funny, but i could smell gas lately when i would shut off. hope it isn't too expensive

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    csubak30, April 27, 2012, 04:20
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    Not a lack of fuel, but an overage such as a faulty fuel pressure regulator or a leak in the line.

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    mdeautomotive April 27, 2012, 20:05
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    May need t p s.

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