Can a manual trans JL be “roll started” in an emergency?

Crawdad1028

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i have read all kinds of posts on jump starting difficulties and restraints in the case that your ess battery becomes depleted. But I’m curious if anyone has tried to roll start their manual transmission JL. I know it’s hard on some components and not really ideal on fuel injected motors etc, but I’m just curious if that’s an option if you found yourself in an emergency.
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Yes.
 

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As long as there's enough power for the computers and fuel pump. Not as simple as 40 years ago..
No fuel, no brains = no fire
 
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yes. Same procedure as 20 years ago. Key in run..Push ungodly heavy vehicle, Pop clutch when proper speed is attained,Don't stall it because if you are like me you are fat and can only do this once.
 

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Or just make sure to have a tow strap and appropriate hardware & have someone give you a tug.
 
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