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Will start then after a couple seconds stops running
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
SOURCE: lifter pecking
as old as the car is...I'm not surprised. You have a sticking or worn hydraulic lifter. You my try an engine flush followed by a oil change. Or totally ignore it. Is your oil pressure good?
Posted on Mar 25, 2009
The throttle body may need to be cleaned. Take off the induction hose to the throttle and open the plate. Make sure the vehicle is not running. With the throttle plate wide open, soak a cloth rag with carb and choke cleaner and work the rag around the inside of the body especially where the plate's closed position is. remove the rag and spray a small amount of carb cleaner down the throat of the throttle body. replace hose and run vehicle at 1500 rpm's for a few seconds. This should fix the idle. It should be idling at about 800 rpms.
Posted on Apr 24, 2009
you have to monitor the fuel pressure, if you find that the pressure drops off as soon as the engine has started you should check the fuel pump resistor located on the frame next to the windshield washer tank. If the resistor is ok see if you can keep the engine running with carb cleaner. If the engine stays running on the carb cleaner try disconnecting the mass air flow sensor and see if the engine continues to run by itself. This is all taking for granted that there is not a security system problem. check if the security light keeps flashing while trying to start.
Posted on Jul 08, 2010
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