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Cherokee start up


Petejh

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Hi I'm a new jeep owner , I have a Cherokee 2.8 diesel 03 plate and it takes 3-4 secs to start is this normal ? If not what can I do , grateful if someone can help cheers

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Does it spin over well, if not could be battery not up to it. Need to spin big diesels over rapidly to build up compression to make them start promptly. Else they labour a bit. Could be clogged injectors. Put some injector cleaner in tank.

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I had same problem last year, replaced all glow plugs with new steel ones and new relay, problem solved :great:

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