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What is causing my car to shut down after 3 seconds. it starts and runs good until then.

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Here are some ideas to check.
check the battery for any type of corrosion, loose wiring, frayed cables.
loose wires to the alternator
fuse block shorting out
coil issues, timing issue
motor issues, blown head gasket,
timing chain or belt slipped or broke
ignition issues
starter or relay problems
fuel issue, fuel injector problems, bad gas

call you local auto parts store see if the loan out car diagnostic, call a trilingual code reader, basic it talks to a the computer in the car, gives some number, you look up the numbers and it tell the service guy or you the problem, if they dont loan out equipment harbor frieght sell the for about 50.00 usd and 6.99 to fedex them or you can pick them up at harbor freight stores.

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Anti-theft system , Any lights lit on the dash ? SECURITY , check engine ? What kind of car do you have ?

Posted on Apr 22, 2015

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