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It won't stay running

I can start my sable but it acts like it can't get any gas and just quits

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  • joeltreat32 Aug 11, 2008

    My 2000 Grand Prix GT starts and only runs for 2-4 seconds then dies. I can restart right after but it dies again in 2-4 seconds. I put in injector cleaner but I don't know if it runs long enough to do its thing. I also disconnected the MAF sensor but it didn't help. Thanks

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Check your fuel pump (look for a fuel line going to the carb or fuel rail and unhook it and have a friend try to start it see what comes out), if you get fuel out you may want to look at your carb if you have one it may be clogged. Check fuel filter if you find it just as well change it unless you did not to long ago. check spark plugs make sure they are firing (make sure gas is dried up from checking lines earlier). If nothing helps here give some more details (examples, runs rough and then dies, runs fine just dies).

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Meassure the fuel pressure or have some one do it it should be at least 35 psi of pressure if lower by 10 psi or more replace fuel pump. if pressure ok disconect map sensor or maf sensor it will have only one of these sensors. and id gets better repalce semnsor

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