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Car will on stay running for a few seconds before shutting off

When I turn my car on it stays on for a fews seconds and then just shuts off. I unhooked the battery earlier and hooked it back up and it ran for about 20 minutes but i had to keep my foot on the gas because it kept stalling. Now it will not stay running. Any suggestions on what may be wrong. Someone had thought maybe fuel pump???

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It could be that your fuel filter could be clogged. You can check this by doing a fuel pressure test. After it dies, all the sediment drops off the filter so when you start it back up it does run for a small amount of time but then gets clogged up again after you start it again because it picks up the sediment again. You might also want to check your ignition control module. But my guess it's something to do withing your fuel system somewhere

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