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Car Starts but dies

My car starts and then dies. It wont stay on. Bought a new battery still sputters and dies. checked relay still dies, i bought an 160.00 alternator so its not the alternator. I dont know wat it could be. If any answers, gladly appreciate them.

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  • sitinbytheRd Feb 20, 2009

    I have the same problem. I was running low on gas. I stoped and got gas the car ran fine. I pulled out to get up to speed it made it to 45 mph then died. I coasted to the side of the road and try to restart it. It starts but then dies right away. I'm getting gas to the service port and the fire seems good and strong. It white not blue though.

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Give the car a "Tune-up". Replace the spark-plugs, the spark-plug wires, and make sure the "Timing" is correct...OK

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