1996 jeep grand Cherokee Laredo keeps dying

Asked by May 05, 2017 at 11:54 PM about the 1996 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I recently bought a 1996 Grand Cherokee Laredo
from a Buy Here Pay Here lot the owner before me
had to minimize all the vacuum lines and I have
replaced the throttle position sensor but still cuts
off while driving I do not know what else to do my
buddy thinks it is an air intake problem but I'm not

2 Answers


Most common on these was the crank position sensor, symptoms were either a total,no start or it would start and run till it got to operational temps then shut down, wait a few minutes would start back up and run till it got hot again then shut down, if this accurately describes what your experancing then replace the sensor. If not then you may need to have the rig live data scanned until it fails then the tech can see what went away at time of failure. HTH


I think you need to hook the vacuum lines back up where they belong , the way it was designed to run

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