96 Jeep Cherokee Starting Procedure


Asked by Sep 22, 2019 at 07:38 PM about the 1996 Jeep Cherokee SE 4-Door 4WD

Question type: General

I have a 96 Jeep Cherokee 6 cylinder automatic. I've heard that I need to step
on the brake pedal before starting the car. I have been having trouble unlocking
the ignition, but notice that if I turn it slightly to the left, it sometimes releases it
so it turns the car on.  I have not been able to find any videoes or information
on this issue. Can you tell me?

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thanks for your input. My car is parked on the flat driveway next to my home. I have all new parts related to the starter. I was also told to try a newer key (the spare) as my regular key may have worn down groves and the tumblers aren't connecting (or something like that). I'm scared to drive now. :(

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