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Engine No Start Prolblem

Post  lasemase72 on 11/3/2013, 8:49 am

So. I had dropped my fuel tank to safely do cutting and grinding under my XJ. Then I replaced my exhaust manifold so everything was disconnected and then reconnected.

I plopped a new battery in and tried to fire it up last night. Cranks but no start. I jumped the fuel pump relay and check the fuse. Nada. I dont really hear any whine that is usually associated with the fuel pump. Everything ran fine before I took it apart. What should I look for? My only guess is that it could be a loose electrical connection at the pump or a bad pump...

I didnt check for fuel pressure because I got fed up and went to bed last night. I am at work right now so Im just sitting here thinking about it. Is there anything else I could have done while putting the manifolds back on?
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Post  Jake on 11/3/2013, 9:49 am

Not any help from me, but I need to do my exhaust manifold sometime, welded it up a bit with it still on which improved things, but it still leaks.. Did you get one of the aftermarket ones that's supposed to not crack?
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Post  lasemase72 on 11/3/2013, 10:14 am

I got a stainless steel header on ebay for about 120 dollars.  I plan on adding a flex pipe before the cat.

Also, from the research I did.. it doesnt really seem like there is a solution to the cracking issue. Even those dorman manifolds that have flex pipes built into the #1 and #6 tubes eventually crack. Just a bad design on Jeeps part. The header I bought required a tiny bit of modification but otherwise went in easily.
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Re: Engine No Start Prolblem

Post  Mark on 11/3/2013, 10:50 am

CRANK SENSOR UNPLUGGED?
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Post  lasemase72 on 11/4/2013, 7:13 am

Got it nailed down. Was just a loose wire leading to the fuel pump connection.
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