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It starts and runs for 3 or 4 seconds and dies

(1990 Chevrolet Lumina)
in Spokane, WA on October 31, 2014
it was running fine all of a sudden it died and have changed fuel pump. changed crank position sensor and still starts runs for 3 or 4 seconds and dies. starts right back up and does the same thing.
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on November 09, 2014
Idler control valve, 45 dollar part or clean old one with brake cleaner real good. Carbon build up causes the failure. 2 torque head bolts on top of the air intake. Better to just buy new
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