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Cold days car will start and run for 3 seconds and stall for 20-30 min until it starts and continues to run

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Another possibility is water in the gas. When having problems, first put in a can of dry gas, then if that doesn't work, look for a problem.
The #1 solution is a possibility, but my 1995 850 has never done this so it is not normal.

Posted on Dec 27, 2009

  • Sandra Bockelman Aug 02, 2011

    Could be the fuel pump relay. It's a common problem with these cars. $50part. Plugs in next to the fuses under the hood under the black plastic cover fastened with torx screws.

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The reason is that , the fuel line is out of fuel, so the running for 3 seconds is just the use of the trapped fuel in the injector line, after which it will stop. The solution is to on the ignition by turning the key without starting the ignition. this allows the fuel pump to release enough fuel into the fuel line and the injection system. Allow this for 5- 7 seconds, then start the car. It will run without interruption.

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