Jeep starts but shuts off.

codadof4
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Asked by codadof4 Aug 11, 2008 at 09:34 PM about the 1994 Jeep Grand Cherokee

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I replaced the batt in my 94 GC and now it won't stay running and the security light flashes how can I fix it?

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papa
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unhook the neg side of battery for about 5 minutes so the computer can reset itself,if this dont do it ,look in fusebox and pull the ECM fuse for same amount of time,replace.this should fix your problem.

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John Sexton
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Computer must relearn. Have you scanned the computer for trouble codes?

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Bill Baker
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I know on some Chryslers you just had to lock and unlock the door with the key to disable the security system. You should give that a try.

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Dessie Orr
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take ur ignition key to the passenger door turn to lock then unlock and that will reset ur computer

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Christopher Bush
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change the alternater

Thomas Marcum
285

take your key and turn the drivers side door lock to the right , then left and then right again ...this will reset the security system.

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scothendickson
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2002 Grand Cherokee. Here's what happened to me: At every start, the engine would run for ~3 seconds, then die. Here's the solution: Use only a Jeep key made by Jeep. Analysis: I was using spare key (made at local auto parts store). It appears the official jeep key enables the security system when you insert it into the 'key hole'. Notes: If you see an intermittent problem like this, consider getting OEM (original equip. mfg., i.s, jeep) key.

scothendickson
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BTW, intermitent problem indicates key is wearing out.

R0620
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What worked for my 1994 Jeep GC was the key ticket(unlock, lock and unlock) in the rear door (tail gate) and then open the door.

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