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1994 saturn dien and will no longer stay running

Can get it started again but will die again right away

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Read the code from the on board computer, you will need a paper clip bent into a U shape to put the computer into diaignostic mode, see this diagram http://www.troublecodes.net/GM/ also check out u-tube for great information http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XQ9vtD_ssjg

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