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Engine starts, but then shuts off, as if not getting gas

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This may be due to many things, the first thing to do would be to scan computer for any stored codes but a scan tool would be needed. you can check for spark and see if fuel is getting to engine , also if you hold the gas pedal will car stay running, if it will then this may be due to a dirty throtlrbody or bad idle air control valve, these cars did have problems with the mass air flow sensors but this was the earlier ones, i would start with scanning it.

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