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Car wont stay running even at a idle

Hey i git a 90 dodge spirit and one day a was driving and the car just dided. since then i havent been able to get it to stay at a idle. it will start but 5 seconds after it starts it dies. ive checked the asd relay and fule pump relay they are still good could this be a injector problem? if so could you ballpark the cost to fix it.

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  • b_kuch69 Nov 30, 2008

    im not sure it would be the alt the battery never dies its still got good power on it ill try the injector cleaner stuff hopefuly that would work

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It sounds like your alternator is almost done. Thats power distribution right there. If your alternator doesnt work, your car will run for a minute or two on battery power. Then it will kill the battery. If your car starts, its not the injection system, but you might need fuel injector cleaner to just run through your fuel injection system. To check the alternator, get someone to jump your car. leave the cables connected for about five minutes letting the car run. If it still dies, you need to clean your fuel injection system. If it doesnt die, its your alternator. A alternator costs about a hundred bucks.

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