Grand Cherokee 5.2 4x4 1996 won't turn on.

Asked by Jacqueline Nov 28, 2022 at 09:24 AM about the 1996 Jeep Grand Cherokee

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Grand Cherokee 5.2 4x4 1996 stopped running
while I was on the road.
It turned off running, the needles stopped marking,
the fuel pump does not work and there is no
ignition spark. I had to get pulled and it still won't
turn on. I've been very stressed over this situation
since I've been short in cash and its my only
transportation for work. If anyone know what it can
be please let me know. Thanks

2 Answers


Have the battery tested , scan for codes , I'm thinking that jeep's seen better days and I wouldn't put any more money into it ,sign your life away on a car so you can go to work to pay for a car .

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The Jeep's 27 years old and I suspect that the alternator just died; common in Jeeps. I understand that you're strapped for cash, but without knowledge of vehicles, avoiding a mechanic is far more destructive to your wallet than getting a vehicle properly serviced. You would have been down for a day. Now with the idiocy of what you're doing, you're down much longer and stressed over it. In the end, repairs are going to cost you the same anyway.

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