just bought 87 wrangler, 2.5 and after 20 minutes of running, she stalls. then have to wait and wait to start up again. sits and idles fine and revs fine. but 20 minutes of running, she stalls. help.

Asked by Mar 01, 2015 at 02:13 PM about the 1987 Jeep Wrangler

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

just bought 87 wrangler, 2.5 and after 20 minutes of running, she stalls. then have to wait and wait to start up again. sits and idles fine and revs fine. but 20 minutes of running, she stalls. help. Lee

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started up fine again today. but noticed oil leak from sending unit? right side of engine in front of oil filter.

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high it sounds like a bad crank sensor or dist pickup heating up and cutting out....// try while it is running to wiggle the wires to each and see if it dies ...// if that doesn't work check to see if you have spark when it doesn't start

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