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so i just had to have my jeep towed to the dealership. had my exhaust installed today and then all of the sudden i turned my jeep off went into the store when i came back out i put my key in the ignition pushed the clutch in and when i turned the key everything came on but the engine. the dash lights came on radio came on but the motor wouldnt turn over not even the annoying little clicking noise u get when the battery is dead. so i am seriously confused and pissed and have no idea what the hell is going on with the jeep and to top it all off my mileage is at 36700. i am only 700 miles over my warranty and when i talked to the dealer they arent gonna cover it unless it has to do with powertrain since i only have an 8yr 80k mile warranty since its certified pre-owned
 

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Yep. Same thing happened to my TJ back in the day. The dealership did some recall work and it never ran again. Turned it in under Lemon Law (after I got an attorney). The hydraulic clutch switch was the root of all my evil. The dealership screwed it up so bad it never worked again.
 

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axle back flowmaster 80 crossflow with dual tips... it was welded but he grounded the whole thing and if he had shorted it it wouldnt of started the first time.
 

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did you check the battery? mine did the same thing. dead battery.
 

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Probably a fuse or relay. Let us know the outcome. That sucks. :pissed:
 

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So if it is the battery what should I go with I was thinking optima... any imput?
 

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So if it is the battery what should I go with I was thinking optima... any imput?
I have no complaints on the optima yellow top. I wouldn't run out just yet to get a battery though.... There's a good chance Its not the battery. Do you hear at least one click when you try to start your jeep?

First I would borrow a battery from a friend and see if that starts the jeep. If that's not the case it's either one of two things, the starter or an electrical problem. I know a few people including me that had an electrical problem... Something to do with the static in the key area. If it's the same problem I had I would go out and try to start the jeep every hour or two... If it randomly starts up sometimes and sometimes doesn't then let me know.
 

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Well I turn the key and get nothing. Not a click not a hum nothing,,, silence. Dash lights up like a christmastree but no rumble of the exhaust...my thought is ignition switch is broke, starter just died, clutch switch or battery..
 

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When I had the common electrical problem I always had 1 click... Same thing with dead battery. That doesn't really help you but I wouldnt spend my money on the new battery unless your sure it's the battery... You might need that money for another part right now. I have a spare starter (I bought one when I had my issue and it turned out not to be the starter). I think it was $75 from pepboys. Maybe buy one and return it if it doesn't help? I can send you mine to burrow but shipping both ways might not be worth it.
 

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I was just about to post something about this today! I have an 09 rubi unlimited, never had the dealer do any work, but every now and then I turn the key and I get a click, all the dash lights on, but no go. After I try to turn it over 1 or 2 more times she starts, but the clock resets like after I D/C the battery to work on my jeep. I replaced my stock battery for an Optima yellow cap, I'd say, 7 or 8k miles ago. It's a 6-spd too. Any thoughts on that?
 

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sounds like what happend to mine when the TIPM died everything worked but the jeep would not start
what is the TIPM? i think the ignition switch is broke it didnt feel that much resistance when i turned the key from when i usually do when it actually starts... but who knows now im just pissed cus last night i had it towed at around 8pm and they havent even looked at it yet and said it wont be in the shop till after lunch which is a little over 15 hrs later. which IMO is total Bull.
 

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ahhh would that be considered part of the power train since its under the hood and has to work for the motor to run???
 

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what is the TIPM? i think the ignition switch is broke it didnt feel that much resistance when i turned the key from when i usually do when it actually starts... but who knows now im just pissed cus last night i had it towed at around 8pm and they havent even looked at it yet and said it wont be in the shop till after lunch which is a little over 15 hrs later. which IMO is total Bull.
I just realized ur jeep is at the dealer. Even if they don't warranty it they are giving you a free diognostic. They will tell you exactly what they THINK is wrong. If it's the ignition switch, I think they can figure that out. I honestly wouldn't worry much until you hear from the dealer. Your issue can be due to several problems so the dealer diognose may steer us in the right direction.
 
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