sometimes my jeep wont start on first try,it trys to over but it takes two or three trys then starts any ideas samething just happened to my wifes jeep 2008 4 door


Asked by Jun 11, 2013 at 08:32 AM about the 2008 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited X 4WD

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this happens to my car jeep atleast 3 times a month this morning was the 1st time it
happened to my wifes jeep it always ends up starting but im afraid one day it wont.

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If it happens over night you probably have a sticky check valve in the fuel pump. Very common on Chrysler products. Try this turn the key on (without starting) for 5 seconds, then turn it off. Repeat two more times then try to start. Since it's irregular, try this after your first attempted start with a no start. If it works you need to just run some good gas cleaner through the tank 2 or 3 times. It will clean up the varnish.

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By the way what happens is all the fuel in the fuel lined drains back into the tank because the check valve is stuck open.

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