The jeep doesn't start And backfires through the air cleaner

Asked by Mar 21, 2017 at 02:49 PM about the 1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

The jeep died and didn't want to start when you try to start it it kind of wants
to start and backfires in the air filter

3 Answers

Try the ground on the block on passenger side 3 wires led to the block above ur oil filter if you have the 4.0 clean them and reinstall then check your battery terminals

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How many miles on the engine? Backfiring in the air filter can be caused by timing problems; possibly a jumped timing chain. Difficult to tell with the limited info provided.

My jeep would die when I turned a corner back fire as if it was out of gas. Ended up being a ground

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