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sprinkles08
sprinkles08, ASE Certified Technician
Category: Jeep
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Experience:  Chrysler/Dodge/Jeep Master Certified, ASE Master and Advanced Certified, Trans and Hybrid Specialist
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While I've had the usual fuel filter priming issues, to day

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Customer: While I've had the usual fuel filter priming issues, to day was a surprise! Parked at a Lowes for a brief (if that matters) shopping trip. Came out to restart my 2006 Liberty crd, cranked fine but wouldn't fire at all! (Usually with fueling issues they'll start and idle but won't power up. Waited ( while I called AAA) tried it again, it was fine! Subsequently (fingers crossed) it has been normal. Got home, ran the scan tool- no errors stored!!
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Customer: Not yet sure what I'm after...since the scan tool shows no problem codes stored...
JA: Is there anything else important you think the Jeep Mechanic should know about your Jeep?
Customer: It's had no history of issues other than a bad fuel filter once that caused defueling.
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Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: Jeep
Expert:  sprinkles08 replied 6 months ago.

Hello and welcome to JustAnswer!

I've replaced a handful of crank sensors on these for dying or starting issues but a loss of crank sensor signal should set a code. If no codes were stored then a fuel supply issue is more likely. I expect you lost prime and it eventually started on it's own due to the continued starter cranking.

Did you try pumping the primer on the fuel filter housing?