Won't start

Asked by Aug 18, 2019 at 11:36 PM about the 2002 Jeep Liberty Sport

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

My 2002 jeep liberty has set for about 6 months
got a New battery and it trying to start but just
cranks

2 Answers

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Even if the starter works, it might not be turning fast enough to start the engine, so it could be the battery. Are all the connections clean & tight. Might be a defective starter motor/solenoid, regulator, relay, neutral safety switch, or even the ignition switch. Might be a camshaft or crankshaft sensor. If you see a security light on the dash display, the engine might be immobilized..... Beyond that, your car might have an ignition or fuel pump problem. You're either not getting proper fuel or spark. Really could be either. Without seeing the car, it's not possible to say what the exact problem is. Why don't you take it to a mechanic to diagnose. You'll then have his opinion and estimate and can have him fix it, or use his review as a guide to doing repairs yourself?

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Had a new engine put in and unfortunately it set for about 6 month or so battery went bad from setting got a New battery put it on and it trying to start but it wont catch New fuel pump wondering if maybe can primer it..

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