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

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

Question type: General

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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OBD. Relieve a lot of guesswork and get the codes scanned at any large parts house. bring the codes (P000) back here and one of us will be happy to help you decide what to do next (they do it free)

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what is OBD AND GET WHAT CODES SCANNED

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hello can get some help

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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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thanks danny

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