99 grand cherokee loraedo wont start after changing transmission. what is wrong with it?

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Asked by Mar 08, 2014 at 12:32 AM about the 1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4WD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

i have a 99 grand cherokee with 4.0 and 42re trans that just completely stopped
working. i replaced the trans myself and while taking old one out i forgot to unplug
camshaft position sensor and broke the plug. i cut the plug off and connected the wires
but it will not even try to start, just turns and turns. it ran great before i changed trans,
sombody please help were a family of four that dont have any extra money to waste
and this jeep is our only means of transportation. thanks for any help.

4 Answers

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those wires may be connected wrong at the plug, look at the color coding, if not that check the sensor itself, it may have shifted or broke,they work by a hall effect, magnetic end, sensing a steel lug passing during rotation by a precise gap between both. Sending signal to pcm telling position

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thanks for your help. i connected the wires by color, and the sensor i have now came on the trans i replaced, but im going to check it anyhow i hope thats all it is. thanks again i need all the help i can get! lol

Ok so I am having the same problem with my 93. I changed the coil. But there's still no spark. Where would I look next

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