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MC-01 Engine protection goes thru sequence at start up. Start engine and will run for about 10 -15 seconds. Oil light comes on and engine dies and then starter kicks in trying to restart.

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my 93 prelude was doing the exact same thing and for me it was my alternator was working properly.
go to a parts store and have them test it.

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Check your battery cables,, they are probably loose or corroded. Side mount batteries that hold multiple cables have this problem that occurs over an extended period of time. Cleaning the connections and retightening the hold down bolt may fix it. Sometimes a 3/8 bolt and a washer with a nut can be used to get
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You have a problem in the fuel pump relay circuit for sure then. I'm betting the relay, but it could be that dropping resistor.

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Your oil is a little low, and the timing may be off a bit but if it smooths out after warm it is probably ljust
low oil.

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Why did car die while driving on Interstate and will not start back up


When the engine dies all the lights on the dash should come ! It's when the engine is still running an those lights come is when you need to worry ! You need to check for spark an fuel pressure. If no spark probably an ignition module , crankshaft position sensor or distributer module , what ever ignition system it has. If there is spark spray some carburetor clean into the engine , if it try's to start you have a fuel delivery problem , fuel pump , relay ! No Start Diagnostic Basics EricTheCarGuy

May 09, 2015 | 1998 Toyota Corolla Sedan

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Chevrolet service light 1991-01


Camaro

1998-01

To reset the "OIL CHANGE" light, press and hold the "TRIP/OIL RESET" button on the instrument panel for 12 seconds. When the light flashes and then goes out, the system is reset.


Corvette


1997-01

To reset the monitor after an oil change, turn the ignition on. Press the "TRIP" button so that the "OIL LIFE" percentage is displayed. Press "RESET" and hold it for two seconds. The word "RESET" should appear on the monitor, then "OIL LIFE 90%".


Impala,
Monte Carlo


2000-01

Turn the ignition to ON without starting the engine. Fully press and release the accelerator three times within five seconds. If the CHG OIL SOON lights two times, the system is resetting. Turn the key to OFF, then start the vehicle. If the CHG OIL SOON light comes back on, the system has not been reset, repeat the procedure. Follow this procedure to reset the GM Oil Life System using the DE 100 Series Radio. Turn the ignition to ACC or ON and the radio off. Press and hold the DISP button on the radio for at least five seconds until SETTINGS is displayed. Press the SEEK up or down arrow to scroll through the main menu. Scroll until OIL LIFE appears on the display. Press the PREV or NEXT button to enter the submenu. RESET will be displayed. Press the DISP button to reset. A chime will be heard to verify the new setting and DONE will be displayed for one second. Once the message has been reset, scroll until EXIT appears on the display. Press the DISP button to exit programming. A chime will be heard to exit programming. A chime will be heard to verify the exit.


Impala,
Caprice


1994

To reset the "CHANGE OIL" light, turn the ignition switch to the run position with the engine off. Access the reset button on the end of the instrument panel by the fuse block. Press the switch and hold it for at least 5 seconds.



Lumina,
Monte Carlo,
Impala,
Caprice


1996-00,
1996-99,
1995-96,
1995-96

To reset "CHANGE OIL" light, turn the ignition switch to the run position without starting the engine. Fully depress and release the accelerator pedal 3 times within 5 seconds. The light will flash and go out.


Corvette


1990-96

After an oil change, or when "CHANGE OIL" appears on the Trip Monitor, with the ignition on and engine off, press the "ENG MET" button (located on trip monitor) once. Press the "ENG MET" button again within 5 seconds. Within 5 seconds, press and hold the "RANGE" button (1990-1994) or "GAUGES" button (1995). The light will flash. When it stops flashing and goes out, the system is reset.


Chevrolet Suburban,
GMC Yukon XL,
Chevrolet Silverado,
GMC Trucks Sierra


2000-01,
1999-00

Turn the ignition key to the RUN position. Fully push and release the accelerator pedal 3 times within 5 seconds. If the CHANGE OIL SOON light flashes 2 times, the system is reset. However, if the light comes on and stays on for 5 seconds, the system did not reset. Repeat the procedure if the system does not reset.


Silverado, Sierra Trucks


1991-93

To reset the "CHANGE ENGINE OIL" message, turn the ignition key to the run position. Press and release the accelerator pedal three times within 5 seconds. If the light flashes for 5 seconds, the system is reset. Repeat procedure as needed.















on Dec 07, 2009 | Chevrolet Camaro Cars & Trucks

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1995 trans sport van new fuel pump, won't start


If the pump continued to run after shutting off the car you fuel pump relay was probably staying latched. I would replace the relay as well based on your info. Along with the pump the fuel filter should be replaced too and fuel pressure should be checked. Make sure your ground is good also.

Apr 13, 2014 | 1994 Pontiac Trans Sport

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Dies when I first start have to restart a few times and dies at stop light unless it gets a little gas


This is usually a problem caused by a bad water temperature sensor. There are usually 2 sensors with one working the temperature gauge and the second working engine controls.

The "cold start" sequence is similar to a choke in old cars. It needs the signal from the water sensor to trigger the cold start sequence. The cold start sequence enriches the fuel charge, adjusts timing, and increases idle speed until the engine gets a little warm.

Now if stalling when warm, you have other issues. Manifold runners are a problem on some engines.

Feb 12, 2014 | 1999 Ford Taurus

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My car start for a few seconds then cut of with engine light coming on. Then when I try to start it again it wont start at all. The only way to start it again is to switch car off. Lock then unlock car,...


There seems to be an lurking error that comes into the ECU/ECM and so it prevents the engine to run as this seems to be a protection for further damage or prevention.
So you need to check the input parameters to the ECM , check the engine oil,oil filters the fuel filters and the oil pressure switch. The check engine light code must be confirmed and identifed to recitify the fault. Please take consensus with the service center before you finalise the fault.

Sep 06, 2011 | 2004 Mazda 3

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The change oil light came on. on my friends 2002 monte carlo ss so i gave it an oil change and a new filter . the light won't go off.


The "Oil Change Reminder Light" has to be reset.

To reset the oil change reminder light with the accelerator pedal, turn the ignition switch to the ON position. Do not start engine. After turning the ignition ON, depress the accelerator pedal fully to the floor and let it up again 3 times within 5 seconds. The oil change reminder light should flash a few times to let you know that it is resetting. If it does not flash, turn the switch OFF and repeat the procedure. After it flashes, turn the ignition switch OFF. Then start the engine. The light should come on for a bulb check then go out and stay out.

Apr 12, 2011 | 2002 Chevrolet Monte Carlo

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1999 olds alero, ignition light comes on and car


first check the alternator belt if fine then yes the alternator may be bad.(note) make sure to check the oil level it will also make car die out.

May 06, 2010 | 1999 Oldsmobile Alero

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How to reset change oil light on 01 Buick Century


How to Reset the GM Oil Life System
After changing the engine oil, the system must be reset.
1. With the engine off, turn the ignition key to RUN.
2. Fully push and release the accelerator pedal slowly
three times within five seconds.
If the CHANGE OIL SOON light flashes,
the system is resetting.
3. Turn the key to OFF, then start the vehicle.
The oil life will change to 100 percent.
If the CHANGE OIL SOON light comes back on,
the system has not reset. Repeat the procedure.

Dec 07, 2009 | 2001 Buick Century

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Hi I have 2000 BMW 320i. Lumpy idle when cold and oil light for


Your oil is a little low, and the timing may be off a bit but if it smooths out after warm it is probably ljust
low oil.

Jun 29, 2009 | 2000 BMW 3 Series

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