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I have a 98 GC Laredo and every once and a while upon acceleration it wouldn't accelerate and it would putter a little and kinda pop a little sounding like a faint backfire from under the hood then it would go fine. It did this like twice a month or so. Then one day it started slower than normal and sputtered the whole time then wouldn't start again. I may have two problems, the not starting is do to a bad alternator since the battery is new and i suspected that the sputtering was a dirty fuel filter but it may be related to the alternator. Is you voltmeter low? Mine got about 1/2v lower evey week until it died completely

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Q: 1998 jeep grand charokee sputtering while driving coud this be a fuel filter problem or what else could be the problem?
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