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Won't stay idling in park after start but once i drive it idle is fine.
1997 Jeep Wrangler

Won't stay idling in park after start but once I drive it idle is fine.

(1997 Jeep Wrangler)
When I start the Jeep it labors a bit to start, once it turns over if I take my foot off the gas it dies. If I keep foot on gas and ride the brake a bit in drive and drive it is fine. Is this the alternator?
What seems to make the problem better or worse? n/a
How long have you had this problem? few weeks
Tags: jeep, wrangler
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on July 25, 2019
Hello, this is not an alternator concern.

You likely have an engine performance concern, possibly with too much air coming into the intake manifold when the engine is not yet at operating temperature. Look for an un-metered air leak, an air box leak, or some other related sensor or issue that would influence air getting into the intake.

This is just a guess, and hands on testing is required to diagnose your concern.
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on July 25, 2019
Hello, this is not an alternator concern.

You likely have an engine performance concern, possibly with too much air coming into the intake manifold when the engine is not yet at operating temperature. Look for an un-metered air leak, an air box leak, or some other related sensor or issue that would influence air getting into the intake.

This is just a guess, and hands on testing is required to diagnose your concern.
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