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02 Sport Trac motor swap; no start without jumping solenoid and no run without feeding gas

alskls1991

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We swapped engines in my 02 Sport Trac., now it wont start unless i jump the solenoid (starter is new) and wont stay running unless we feed it gas. It has a Viper security system on it. Do I have to reset something or have it relearn something or ???? what am i missing
 
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MakinJeepsWeep!

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Can you simply disable your alarm system and see if that is the issue before chasing other items? Maybe find the power to the alarm and disconnect it?
 
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If that's not it let us know and we can go from there and get you going again!
 
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