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Tryed just about everything

Replaced fuel pump, o2 sensor, cleaned air intake with CRC as instructed by you guys, it seemed to run better,but only lasted a couple hours, we repeated process, but with same results. Still dies when put in reverse, stop lights ect. Weird thing I did notice was that check engine light goes out when I press accelerator. HELP!!

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  • Joseph Avelar
    Joseph Avelar Jun 24, 2014

    Hi Laurie Stone, I want to help you with your problem, but I need more information from you. Can you please add details in the comment box?

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you could have a short in your o2 sensor wire and there for its not reading.Get a shop to hook up a diagnotic scanner and read what they are doing so you can see if its a loss of comunication or not and then go from there.Also make sure it was factory replacement o2 sensors and not one of those multifit jobs.

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difficult one this anfd i do hope more experts read it and have a think about it ,now engine will run with ether spray ,or petrol down air intake so the problem has to be fuel related ,so firstly check for fuel pressure into the fuel rail ,on the end is a car tyre like valve so push this down and check the pressure to see if it squirts ,if it has pressure then use a meter to check the current to the injectors but as its a pulse then use a dwell meter or a scope as i think the ECU could be damaged and its not pulsing the injectors to make them open allowing fuel through ,but i could be wrong of course ,it may pay to have the ECU repaired in specialist company to eliminate this as a source of your problem .

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