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Cranks and starts but shuts off 2 or 3 seconds afterward

Car was starting and running find before hard cold start condition. noticed idle would get a little high sometimes prior to condition but would return to normal. no other engine performance problems before the hard start occured. have good fuel pressure and ignition no related codes stored and there was no mil lite on. would appreciate some technical expertise! also did a visual inspection of the fuel and ignition sytems and did not see a problem with vaccum hoses, wires etc. thanks.

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  • randy563 Jul 11, 2008

    I've got a similar problem in a 1990 Sundance with 2.5 eng.. Won't start if its below about 30 degrees. Cranks o.k.. Will start like there's nothing wrong if it warms up. What do I look for?

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How's the condition of the timing belt? Make sure all your timing marks are where they should be.

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