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Jeeps stalls at traffic lights - 1979 Jeep CJ5
From the description it almost sounds like an air/fuel mixture issue. Possibly caused by unmetered air being sucked in at closed throttle. The vacuum system should be checked along with the intake manifold gasket. If no leaks are obvious, a...
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I'm trying to install rear main gasket
Hi there. The problem with replacing the rear main oil seal on a Jeep inline 6 is how delicate the process can be. Most professional mechanics do this job by removing the engine; giving them plenty of clearance so they...
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Engine suddenly shut off, did not start right up - 1970 Jeep CJ5
The basics need to be checked. Both the fuel delivery to the carburetor and the ignition system should be looked at. Fuel supply to the carburetor including a volume measurement needs to be checked. In the ignition system, spark at...
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Shutting off and difficult startup - 1978 Jeep CJ5
Hey there, thanks for writing in. It sounds like you may have a large vacuum leak. Ensure the PCV system is hooked up correctly and that there are no broken or damaged vacuum lines. A smoke check of the induction...
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Brakes don't work properly. Hard to push - 1960 Jeep CJ5
Since you do not have power brakes, a clogged hose line or fitting may be the cause or a sticking/binding caliper may be the issue. You may want to enlist the help of a mechanic, such as one from YourMechanic,...
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Fluctuating oil pressure - 1980 Jeep CJ5
The fluctuating oil pressure indicates an inadequate oil supply to the oil pump. It is possible that there may be some trash or sludge buildup on the pickup tube screen limiting the oil supply at the oil pump. An engine...
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I am replacing my power brakes booster and need some advice about removing the power unit from the bell crank.
Hi there. When removing the brake booster from a vehicle, you will need to remove the master cylinder and cap off the hydraulic lines. Then go in the cab and remove the pin from the bell crank and unbolt the...
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3 speed floor shifter won't go in reverse internally and it looks good.
Hi there. Either the shifter has a bent fork or the synchronizer on the reverse drive is damaged causing the reverse gear to not engage. I recommend seeking out a professional, such as one from Your Mechanic, to help you...
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1973 Jeep CJ-5 304 V-8. Vehicle starts right away but dies as soon as the key is released to "run" position.
Hi there. I would assume that your problem is related to the ignition cylinder on the dash. It's possible that either the ignition is damaged, or perhaps a ground wire behind the dash is loose. You should be able to...

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