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'89 Eldorado starts fine but dies

Just got this car from my dad who had absolutely NO problems. Well maintained 1989 Cadillac Eldorado 4.5 litre. Now when I start it it dies immediately after I start it - don't even have time to jump out and look under the hood. Any ideas? Don't know where to start.

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    honeymokey May 11, 2010

    Check the fuel pump pressure with a gauge. Check for spark while turning over engine. reply

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It take two people to find out if it has sparkplug fire. If it is not getting any fuel you may pour a small amount into throttle body and see if it will start if you have spark. If you turn it over trying to start it you should see the injectors squirting fuel down into it.

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