Jeep won't start

Asked by May 25, 2011 at 02:02 PM about the 1997 Jeep Cherokee 4 Dr SE 4WD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

While driving, the jeep surged like it skipped a gear or knocked out of gear. Come to find out, the distributor cap and rotor burnt out, blew a hole in the cap, fried the roto. I replaced the cap and rotor, and wires, and would not start. I then replaced the coil, and it still won't start....what could be the problem?

1 Answer

1,455

is it turning over at least?

1 people found this helpful.

Your Answer

Jeep Cherokee Experts

  • #1
    swtcat13
    Reputation
    1,930
  • #2
    Daniel Guillen-Pizzorni
    Reputation
    1,740
  • #3
    Luis660399
    Reputation
    1,600
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Jeep Grand Cherokee
831 Great Deals out of 75,648 listings starting at $899
Used Jeep Wrangler
250 Great Deals out of 19,077 listings starting at $2,500
Used Toyota 4Runner
281 Great Deals out of 32,848 listings starting at $950
Used Toyota RAV4
425 Great Deals out of 74,147 listings starting at $1,995
Used Ford Explorer
801 Great Deals out of 64,315 listings starting at $1,000
Used Honda CR-V
479 Great Deals out of 72,005 listings starting at $1,300

Used Cars For Sale

2019 Jeep Cherokee For Sale
35,518 listings starting at $18,100
2018 Jeep Cherokee For Sale
11 Great Deals out of 14,804 listings starting at $16,090
2017 Jeep Cherokee For Sale
44 Great Deals out of 3,590 listings starting at $14,969
2016 Jeep Cherokee For Sale
66 Great Deals out of 4,330 listings starting at $12,787
2015 Jeep Cherokee For Sale
117 Great Deals out of 5,908 listings starting at $10,998

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.