My engine turns over but will not stay kn unless I am pre...

My engine turns over but will not stay kn unless I am pressing on the gas pedal. It ran fine this morning but stalled at a stop sign on my way to work and now just completely will not stay Mechanic's Assistant: Does the en...

My engine turns over but will not stay kn unless I am pressing on the gas pedal. It ran fine this morning but stalled at a stop sign on my way to work and now just completely will not stay Mechanic's Assistant: Does the engine spark at all? Is there a trouble code or is your "check engine light" on? Its actually constantly sparking and I dknt have a reader to get a code Mechanic's Assistant: What is the make/model/year of your car? Jeep wrangler 09 unlitmed Mechanic's Assistant: What year is your Wrangler? 2009 Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your Wrangler yourself? What have you tried so far? I'm trying to, need to get back to work. Im still trying to figure out whats going on ive only opened the hood to examine it

Automotive Expert
Hello I'm Bart. I'll be helping you today. I can only guess as to what the issue may be without the code associated with the check engine light. If the check engine light is flashing constantly, that indicates a catalyst damaging condition such as an ignition misfire.

The light isn't flashing but the spark to the engine keeps going off I ahve videos
Automotive Expert
If there is a misfire present, you'll have reduce engine power, that could cause you to have to keep your foot on the gas to keep the engine running. Send the video please.

Customer attachment 2/5/2021 7:56:21 PM

This is how long wit wiukd run without gas being applied sometimes it lasts longer then others

Do you think it could be an the idle cool air valve?
Automotive Expert
That is spark arcing off of a spark plug boot. What engine do you have? FYI this will cause a misfire. Not it's not the IAC valve.

3.8L v6Do you need me to record anything specific?
Automotive Expert
Not necessary. Replace the plugs and wires then retest.

replace the spark plug and wires to it?
Automotive Expert

Okay any specific names for the wires I shoukd keep an eye out for? I'm gonna run to auto zone and pick up the parts now
Automotive Expert
I recommend champion plugs for that vehicle. They're OEM. I would also recommend a high quality wire. I've had bad luck with Autozone house brand wires.

Alright I really appreciate it!
Automotive Expert

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