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My sunbird stalled on me a few days ago while in normal operation. It would start, but not run for more than a couple of seconds. I thought it might be the fuel filter, but the next morning it would start but ran really rough. I changed the fuel filter but it still ran rough. A friend suggested it might be the fuel pump. I tested the pump pressure and discovered the fuel wasn't under a lot of pressure, only a trickle. I changed the fuel pump, but with a used one. No change in the running of the vehicle it still runs rough. Could me problem be and power to the sparkle plugs or perhaps the computer?

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Try inspecting your crank shaft sensor lead wire or replacing your crank shaft sensor. The ICM and also give you the same issues your having, but start with the crank shaft sensor first.
Here is a link that should help you get your DTC codes and hope it will lead you in the right direction to addressing your engine's issues.
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