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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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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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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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1978 CJ5 304 Engine stars back firing after it warms up after a long drive on the highway it stars backfiring
If the supply of fuel to the carburetor is reduced once the engine is hot, you might have a vapor lock condition. You might evaluate the location of the fuel lines and relocate as needed. Backfiring is often caused by...

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