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    5.2l obd1 yj.
    was driving to work. rpm gauge started jumping all over the place. jeep continued fine for a couple more blocks. then sputtered and died. After letting sit for 3-4minutes it would start and run fine for a mile or so then go back to crazy the rpm gauge al over the place whole time.
    I am sure my crack team of jeep trouble shooters and fabricators will have the situation under controll in no time.
    But for shits and gigles anyone want to take a stab at what might be the culprit

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    Loose wiring? Was it just the gauge going all cuckoo or was the engine going with it?

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    Ditto on Chris' question. If the engine sounded normal, I'd say it's a vacuum line problem. If the engine matched the gauge, then I'd say there is something up with your fuel system. Regulator? EFI? Pump? Sensors that tell those what you want them to know? Depending on temps, it could also be crappy fuel, water in the lines. Don't know what you temps are up there, but if it's around zero, it's a possibility.
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    x2 on the sensor/ wiring maybe a computer.

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    Outta gas.

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    I gonna say pull out an ohm meter and get crackin.
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    a pin hole in my radiator hose that runs to the bottle. caused fast coorosion on the pcm pins when taken out the 3pin broke off. power to pcm. a small piece of paper clip...yes paper clip was put in its place and back up and running after cleaning corosion and building a shield to help protect pcm

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    I'll throw that into my list of tricks. I take it that it's running good now?
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