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engine problem need help fast

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Old 03-19-2007, 08:34 PM
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Default engine problem need help fast

when i start my car it cranks but quits when i let go of the ignition. i need this car to make it to work.

 
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Old 03-20-2007, 12:46 AM
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little more info would help... what kind of crank? like slow... or.. try the battery.
 
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Old 03-20-2007, 06:13 AM
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it cranks up normally but whne i release the ignition the engine dies out and its not the battery. the battery is good i was thinking it might be the main relay or the ignition switch.
 
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Old 03-20-2007, 11:35 AM
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Might not help but maybe make sure the battery is tightly clamped on... my car wasnt starting a while ago until I realized my positive had shaken loose from the battery post... worth a look
 
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Old 03-20-2007, 05:08 PM
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That happend to me 2 times when i first got my car. positive cable shook loose...
 
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Old 03-20-2007, 05:14 PM
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You mean when you let go of the key? Definitely the ignition switch if that's the case. The spring will wear out sometimes.
 
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Old 03-20-2007, 05:53 PM
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ignition connector to the inition swith was worn out
we cleaned it and it cranks now.


 
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