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Will not start, no.. it started fine all day. all of a

Customer Question

will not start
JA: Have you checked the battery, particularly the terminal connections? Are they corroded?
Customer: no.. it started fine all day. all of a sudden it will not start. all lights and radio comes on. but engine wont start
JA: What is the model/year of your Jeep?
Customer: 2008 jeep patriot
JA: Are you fixing your Patriot yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: i switched keys.. checked battery connections, fuse box ..
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: that this has happened before. after letting the jeep sit for a few hours itll start.
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Jeep
Expert:  Chris (aka-Moose) replied 9 months ago.

Welcome, I'm Chris (aka Moose) I prefer to work when others don't, I am here around lunch and after dinner till after midnight.

  • Sorry no one has helped yet.
  • This is not an answer to your question, just an inquiry if your still needing/wanting help. Because I believe I can help.
Customer: replied 9 months ago.
Yea I still need help
Expert:  Chris (aka-Moose) replied 9 months ago.

I assume it will not crank?

With the key in the run position, is the theft light on?

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
Customer: replied 9 months ago.
There was a truck I read online a few months ago that helped start it when it acted up like this before. Something about turn it on in the ignition then put it in neutral..turn it off then bakc in neutral then turn it off..then in drive..turn it off and it should start.. something like that
Customer: replied 9 months ago.
Not truck but trick .. sorry typo
Customer: replied 9 months ago.
Expert:  Chris (aka-Moose) replied 9 months ago.

I wrote

I assume it will not crank?

With the key in the run position, is the theft light on?

You wrote NO

Which were you responding to?

Expert:  Chris (aka-Moose) replied 9 months ago.

Hello again Chris here,

  • I am following up with you to see if you got everything you needed from my answer.
  • I have not heard back from you, so I assume you were not pleased. We're you pleased with my help?
  • If you were not pleased with my help, please let me know by replying so I can help more.
  • This post is coming up on the 7 day mark where it times out. When a post times out, that means it's no longer on my active list (you reply and I may never know it.)

Thanks Chris