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Car jumps from solinoid runs 5 to 8 sec thens kills can repeat over and over.will not turnover from key new fuel pump,ignision,filters.have power to switch .fuel pump runs when switch on 2 seconds then clicking comes from passenger side under dash theres 3 relays and what look like a computer can yall help me solve this please

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Your igision mogulater is toast..that is what give power to your spark plugs.. check that

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