05 5.7L hemi with intermittent #3 cylinder misfire and intermittent trouble starting

Asked by Feb 12, 2016 at 10:00 AM about the 2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4WD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Hello, I have 2005 jeep grand Cherokee with a 5.7 l hemi.  A few days ago I had an issue where it didn't want to start.  I could hear the solenoid click but it wouldn't crank.  After about five tries it fired right up.  This happened a couple more times that day and then it started getting a bad misfire and a flashing check engine light.  It came up with a code for #3 cylinder misfire.  I checked connections and ohmed out the coil with no negative results.  I found a recall for the ignition switch and had that replaces.  When I picked up the vehicle it started and ran fine.  However this morning it once again had trouble starting and a severe misfire.  Any ideas?

1 Answer

71,335

Possible causes...> - Faulty spark plug 3 - Clogged or faulty fuel injector 3 - Faulty ignition coil 3 - Fuel injector 3 harness is open or shorted - Fuel injector 3 circuit poor electrical connection - Ignition coil 3 harness is open or shorted - Ignition coil 3 circuit poor electrical connection - Insufficient cylinder 3 compression - Incorrect fuel pressure - Intake air leak

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

Search Jeep Grand Cherokee Questions

Jeep Grand Cherokee Experts

#1 inuevafreak
inuevafreak
Reputation 2,060
#2 Tom Demyan
Tom Demyan
Reputation 1,840
#3 thejeepdoctor
thejeepdoctor
Reputation 1,750
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Jeep Wrangler
260 Great Deals out of 16,543 listings starting at $2,590
Used Ford Explorer
928 Great Deals out of 70,253 listings starting at $997
Used Toyota 4Runner
260 Great Deals out of 19,021 listings starting at $2,500
Used Dodge Durango
267 Great Deals out of 21,292 listings starting at $1,499
Used Dodge Charger
454 Great Deals out of 29,324 listings starting at $2,300
Used Chevrolet Tahoe
559 Great Deals out of 31,371 listings starting at $1,500
Used Ford F-150
2,058 Great Deals out of 207,340 listings starting at $1,499
Used Chevrolet Silverado 1500
1,764 Great Deals out of 181,202 listings starting at $250
Used BMW X5
451 Great Deals out of 15,733 listings starting at $2,800
Used Jeep Liberty
260 Great Deals out of 7,310 listings starting at $991

Used Cars For Sale

2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4WD For Sale
19 Great Deals out of 15,386 listings starting at $31,544
2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4WD For Sale
62 Great Deals out of 935 listings starting at $25,498
2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4WD For Sale
70 Great Deals out of 1,773 listings starting at $19,950
2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4WD For Sale
106 Great Deals out of 3,365 listings starting at $13,985

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.