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1999 jeep would run for 30 sec to 5 min, but as soon as

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1999 jeep would run for 30 sec to 5 min, but as soon as increased RPM it would die. Jeep dealer found they could not talk to the PCM, they found a bent pin and then they could talk to the PCM and found invalid SKIM code. The symptoms would come and go. bot***** *****ne they said replace the fuel pump for $720. WE replaced the fuel pp, but will only crank. when start fluid is sprayed into breather it will spit and sputter. ALSO the er is a dash light with a key with a line threw it. The PCM was replaced 1 month ago.
JA: Have you checked the fuses? The dashboard bulbs?
Customer: The dealer did all that, found # 19 fuse blown, replaced.
JA: What year is your MINI?
Customer: This is a 1999 JEEP Grand Cherokee
JA: Are you fixing your MINI yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: This is not a MINI ! ! !
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: no
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Jeep
Expert:  Amedee replied 1 month ago.

Hello and welcome!

My name isCustomerand I can assist you with your question.

Expert:  Amedee replied 1 month ago.

If at any point during this conversation you would like to speak on the phone, feel free to request a phone call on your end and I will call you right away. Or simply let me know and I can get the process going.

Can I start by getting your VIN and the code or codes stored in the computer?

Thank you!

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
My son had the vehicle towed back to the dealer Monday morning and they initialized the new PCM and it works now.
Expert:  Amedee replied 1 month ago.

Glad to hear it is all fixed.

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