1982 CJ5 starts and idles fines, once put into gear it randomly dies. It will not restart after it dies. Any advice/info is appreciated. Thanks


Asked by Jul 28, 2015 at 01:02 AM about the 1982 Jeep CJ5

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Could this be the float valve in the carburetor? or something more sinister? I haven't had
a lot of automotive repair experience but I'm a quick study. Any helpful advice is much
appreciated. Thanks

1 Answer


Clean carburetor with a can of carburetor cleaner spray use whole can and replace fuel filter and check air filter.

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