my car will start but only stay running for a few seconds. on start up fuel injector shoots fuel once running injector does not work. i replaced oil sending unit and even the ecm and still the same results i also pulled the injector out and cranked engine fuel flows consistantly through. if i pour gas down throttle body car will run as long as i keep applying gas there were no trouble codes in computer. what else controls the fuel injector
car will only run for a few seconds on 1990 Pontiac Grand Am
by bill1978 in Findlay, OH on June 11, 2013
2 answers 2 comments
ANSWER by globalhelper on June 12, 2013
poss bad fuel pump. do fuel pressure test to start with
ANSWER by pushrod on June 12, 2013
Do you have a scanner, not code reader but a scanner? Many possible reasons for this, ignition module, even though it will run when force feed, shorted/out of range tps, defective cts, crank sensor, fuel pump, need a scanner to view live data. Try unhooking some sensors then try it.
COMMENT by bill1978 on June 12, 2013
there was a scaner hooked up it is a snap on solus scanner there were no codes or anything abnormal present however i did also think it was the ignition mod there was another thing i did i unhooked the idle air control and it would back fire through throttle body. im not sure if this gives you anymore ideas on the problem. is there a way to test the ignition mod? and what it cts stand for? thank you for your time and efforts.
COMMENT by pushrod on June 12, 2013
Coolant Tempture Sensor.
when the engine stops running it's as if the electrical system fails. the radio evens stop playing. the engine will restart but again only runs for a few seconds.
Alright so I bought my car bout 8 months ago and it started giving me a trouble a month ago. It started out were it would crank up then go off maybe a few seconds later I would crank it back up and...