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After changing fuel filter/pump, jeep will die at low speed/rpm. upon acceleration it will jump really bad. while at idling rpm will jump to 1500 to 2000 rpm and will lunge forward or it will lose rpm and just die. at low speed 45 mph it will just start jerking real bad. all this when engine is hot, engine also smells real bad, best description, like burnt sulfur.

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As Scott indicated check the direction of the fuel filter.an arrow on the outsides indicated direction. Also how much fuel pressure do you have?

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Didn't notice which Jeep model/year you have but if it didn't have those issues before, make sure you don't put the filter on backwards.

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SOURCE: 1992 jeep wrangler (4.0l , standard)- power loss after warm up.

Check your transmission fluid level and check for transmission fluid leaks. maybe 

Posted on May 16, 2009

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SOURCE: 1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee Died while driving home

check the fuel pump fuse/relay, could be just bad enough to cause an intermittent start/no start. and check fuel pressure,spark and the crank position sensor.

Posted on May 27, 2009

SOURCE: Have a 2005 Jeep Liberty. After starting from a

The flashing light indicates you have a big misfire that could damage the catalytic converter.. Being you were going uphill (under high load) this would indicate an ignition issue. You may have a bad coil or wires or a bad spark plug. The reason you could only go 30mph was because the computer was put in limp mode. This is a stratagy to prevent excessive damage to components. , Get it checked out ASAP

Posted on Jul 15, 2009

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SOURCE: jeep starts and idles perfect no acceleration,

Sounds like the catalytic converter or muffler are clogged. There isn't much exhaust at idle, but when you accelerate your exhaust volume increases, thus if your catalytic converter or muffler are clogged the restrict the exhaust escaping out thus causing an excess of back pressure which won't allow the engine to breathe normally.

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SOURCE: 91 Jeep wrangler New everything idles rough, no Power then dies

you check for miss how is compression

Posted on Aug 29, 2009

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