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1996 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo V8 engine: Vehicle misfires when accelerating, hesitation and bucking "sputters" when I accelerate heavily but not when I gradually accelerate. RPM dial is irregular when car is idle.

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I would start with replacing the airfilter(if dirty) and fuel filter.especially the the fuel they clog up and give you sufficient pressure but no flow

Posted on Nov 27, 2010

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    EDWARD GLOWACKI Nov 12, 2018

    Good luck looking for the external fuel filter , NONE . The problem unfortunately is filter/ pump . This is a messy time consuming job , but can be done easily yourself . Just be sure you disconnect the battery and de-pressurize the fuel system and an empty tank . Try to avoid metal tools when opening the tank . Use plenty of wd-40 on all the bolts and be careful removing the hoses as many of the connections made of plastic .
    Best to watch a video on you tube before you even start or think about taking on the job.n

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