Q: Jeep taking too long to start

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I recently had my ECM replaced, but my jeep is still taking too long to start.

Hello. I believe your problem may be the crankshaft position sensor located on the side of the transmission near the engine. That is the most common cause of this engine not starting quickly. A technician from YourMechanic can come out and inspect the starting issue and replace the crankshaft position sensor if it is said to be causing the problem.

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