2001 jeep cherokee 4.0 won't start

Asked by Jan 09, 2016 at 07:22 PM about the 2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Parked the jeep in the drive, turned it off, went inside, came back outside
minutes later and it would not start.  Smell fuel when attempting to start.  
Took the hose from the air cleaner off. Still not starting.  Pulled the coil pack.  
Have power at the plug to the coil pack when attempting to start.  Replaced
the coil pack.  Still doesn't start.  Returned the new coil pack and purchased
another one from another vendor.  Same result. Tested the coil pack.  No
spark.  Yet still have power at the plug that connects to the coil pack.
What am I missing?  Power to the coil pack, but no spark when testing the
coil pack.

4 Answers

130

Broken wire. Playing in the.mud by chance? Does it have a alarm?

Not recently in the mud. no alarm. thinking of the CPS. Not sure why power to the coil at the plug....

130

Not going through the coil...smell like eggs? Next is check wires making sure right place. It's being stopped. No spark at plugs. I can't get google to work my phones screwed... Is there a igniter on it? Trace wires back. Sounds like its not getting enough juice. Sorry I'm not much help on this one

1 of 1 people found this helpful.
10

Crank shaft sensor

1 of 1 people found this helpful.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

  • 2001 jeep grand Cherokee laredo 7 answers

    Just purchased a 2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo and just had a problem starting the Laredo. I turned the car off and tried to start it up and it wouldn't start in "PARK". Then I trying to shift it ...

    2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • 01 jeep 4.0 no start 2 answers

    I have a 01 Jeep Grand Cherokee the head gasket was bad but still ran, I drove into garage and replaced the gasket and during the work the coil pack fell from the car and broke, after getting a new...

    2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4WD

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • Jeep Cherokee started and ran for 1 minute then shut down. 3 answers

    Started the Cherokee up and it ran for a short while then shut down. Engine will turn over but it will not start. Vehicle has gas, no lights coming on at all.

    2003 Jeep Grand Cherokee

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • Is the Jeep Grand Cherokee reliable? 16 answers

    I love the Jeep Grand Cherokee style, but have great concerns over mechanical reliability and body rust. Seems Jeep owners are dedicated to the brand, but also seems their Jeeps always have problems...

    Jeep Grand Cherokee

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • Jeep vs ford 2 answers

    I have a ford f 150 single cab 2001 model it also has only 54,000 miles on it.. I have the opportunity to trade it for a 1998 jeep grand Cherokee limited that has 130,000 miles. The jeep is the top o...

    Jeep Grand Cherokee

    -

    Shopping & Pricing

Grand Cherokee

Looking for a Used Grand Cherokee in your area?

CarGurus has 3,409 nationwide Grand Cherokee listings starting at $1,488.

Postal Code:

Search Jeep Grand Cherokee Questions

Jeep Grand Cherokee Experts

#1 inuevafreak
inuevafreak
Reputation 2,060
#2 Tom Demyan
Tom Demyan
Reputation 1,830
#3 thejeepdoctor
thejeepdoctor
Reputation 1,740
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Jeep Cherokee
117 Great Deals out of 6,610 listings starting at $11,990
Used Jeep Wrangler
98 Great Deals out of 1,439 listings starting at $5,995
Used Ford Explorer
38 Great Deals out of 1,198 listings starting at $2,900
Used Toyota 4Runner
4 Great Deals out of 401 listings starting at $5,995
Used Dodge Durango
50 Great Deals out of 1,111 listings starting at $2,495
Used Chevrolet Tahoe
531 listings starting at $4,995
Used Ford F-150
296 Great Deals out of 8,122 listings starting at $2,499
Used Chevrolet Silverado 1500
102 Great Deals out of 6,035 listings starting at $2,339
Used BMW X5
22 Great Deals out of 641 listings starting at $3,495
Used Jeep Liberty
9 Great Deals out of 163 listings starting at $1,200
Used Chevrolet Camaro
984 listings starting at $13,999

Used Cars For Sale

2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee For Sale
13 Great Deals out of 1,750 listings starting at $34,879
2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee For Sale
40 Great Deals out of 469 listings starting at $29,492
2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee For Sale
23 Great Deals out of 345 listings starting at $25,888
2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee For Sale
12 Great Deals out of 341 listings starting at $19,495
2013 Jeep Grand Cherokee For Sale
85 listings starting at $16,500

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.