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2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee-jeep was running fine- parked to go into store- came out about 90 minutes later and jeep won't start- says "check gages" and "trans over temp"- won't turn over at all-have plenty of gas... Read full answer
2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee-jeep was running fine- parked to go into store- came out about 90 minutes later and jeep won't start- says "check gages" and "trans over temp"- won't turn over at all-have plenty of gas
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Auto Mechanic: Jaxer Smith, Auto Mechanic replied 11 years ago
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Hi, If the engine does not turn over at all. Do you hear a click noise or a clicking noise when you turn the key ??
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Reply to Jaxer Smith's Post: No, I don't think it made any noise at all. My radio came on, but not the engine. Any ideas about the cause?
Auto Mechanic: Jaxer Smith, Auto Mechanic replied 11 years ago

Yes, If the battery is fully charged and the engine does not turn over, you will need to replace the starter. However if you left your lights on for 90 minutes it is possible that it drained the battery enough to keep it from starting yet still have enough power for the radio to work as the radio does not require much power to operate.

So charge the battery with a battery charger for at least 4 hours and if it still does not start you will need to replace the starter.

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