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'99 chevy caviler, starts up, then dies after a sec, like no gas

What's summarized is basically the problem. Fires right up but after a second or less, it dies like its out of gas. Suggestions? Hopefully something simple? I have no car knowledge..

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  • stangtx2003 Jan 25, 2009

    It's a 4 cylinder

  • mike loshbough
    mike loshbough May 11, 2010

    what motor is in this?

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Open up the hood take off the hose going to the throttle body and after cranking see if you can smell gas also check to see if the fuel filter is plugged

Posted on Jan 25, 2009

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