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I turn the ignition on, amps stay at 0 but engine turns over…

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I turn the ignition...

I turn the ignition on, amps stay at 0 but engine turns over will not start.. Just replaced the battery. lights and auxiliary's work fine.

Mechanic's Assistant: Can you turn the steering wheel at all? And what about the key? Is it worn or damaged?

I can turn the wheel. Key seems fine. cranks the engine just never starts.

Mechanic's Assistant: What is the model/year of your Jeep?

97

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your vehicle yourself? What have you tried so far?

Sorry 97 wrangler. I do what I can my self. I've changed the battery as previous was not holding a charge. I don't know why the amp gauge doesn't 't show 12v.

Submitted: 7 months ago.Category: Jeep
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Jeep Mechanic: Amedee, Jeep Technician replied 7 months ago
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Hello and welcome!

My name isCustomerand I can assist you with your question.

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Jeep Mechanic: Amedee, Jeep Technician replied 7 months ago

I apologize for the extended wait time you experienced, I've only just come online now and would like to assist you.

Does the check engine light come on with the key on?

Have you checked all of the fuses?

Would you be willing to speak on the phone?

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
The check engine light comes on with the other lights. I haven’t checked the fuses as this was an intermittent problem. Typically after a few tries eventually the amp gauge would show 12 V in the car would start. Now the amp gauge never shows 12 V in the engine just turn it over. I can talk on the phone.
Jeep Mechanic: Amedee, Jeep Technician replied 7 months ago

Ok great. You can request a phone call on your end and I will call you right away.

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
didn't realize it was another charge. Need to stay with messaging.
What can you tell me?
Jeep Mechanic: Amedee, Jeep Technician replied 7 months ago

I can send over a phone call offer for as little as an extra $5 bucks for you if cost is an issue.

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Jeep Mechanic: Amedee, Jeep Technician replied 7 months ago

Otherwise, I will be happy to help you here on this page.

I just need to know the size engine that is in the vehicle, please.

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
4 liter 6 cyl
Jeep Mechanic: Amedee, Jeep Technician replied 7 months ago

Thank you for that information.

Have you checked for codes in the computer?

Can you confirm all fuses are good real quick for me?

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