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My 85 cj7 258 6 cyl starts good but when i get about a mile it starts running rough then back fires super loud then dies after it cools down starts right up but does same thing i was thinking clogger catalatic converter what are the sytems of bad converter

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Sounding like a coil fault if its an 85. could also be a timing problem have you checked the distributor points for wear etc.

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nope it was the pick up coil on the distrbuter

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SOURCE: truck starts, dies. truck runs good some days,bad the next

I had the same problem with My 1990 F150 300 6cylinder 4x4.....I cahnged all the same things you did, finally I sprayed a can of Gumout through the throttle body and it worked and ran great. Now I add fuel injector cleaner to the gas and a regular clean with the gumout and the problem has'nt come back. Good Luck to you and hope it works!

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SOURCE: 2002 pt cruiser dies then fires right back up randomly going down the highway

most of the times when the car cut out it is cause by the crank angle sensor you wait for it to cool down and it will fire back up again, best way to check it is to take a bottle of water with you and try to locate (which is between the fire wall and the engine on the driver side on the engine block) where the crank angle sensor. when the car cuts out pour the water on the sensor to cool it down if the car then starts right away that is the problem.

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SOURCE: 2004 Saturn Vue 6-cyl rough cold start, funny noise

I have the same whirring. I think it is the starter not disengaging fast enough. I have even had my head under the hood when someone else starts it. havn't replaced starter yet. hope it doesn't chew up my fly wheel. that wouldbe abig job for me. goodluck

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SOURCE: 2002 express 1500 van, will not start

remove dog house locate test port and install guage should be 45-60 psi

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