fuel problem

Asked by Jan 25, 2010 at 12:51 PM about the 2008 Jeep Wrangler X

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

2008 Jeep Wrangler.  If I park nose down on a slight incline (5 degrees) with 1/4 tank of gas or less, The car won't start.  I have to add 3-5 gallons to the tank before it starts...
Anybody have that problem??

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Thats a jeep! the fuel pump is located at the top rear or the tank so when you park it nose down it cant suck fuel when the tank is low but normally its with less gas than that! but you shouldnt have to add that much to start it. you have stared the line by cranking it. So next time and less turn the key over and off several time without starting it. then give it a try, its priming the pump

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