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Old 09-27-2018, 06:46 AM
Idahosteelman Idahosteelman is offline
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Starts then dies

Hi folks I have a 1997 1.9 I can't keep it running it fires then dies here is a list of things I've done new fuel pump new fuel filter new hoses to the injectors I've used the inpa but can't find any codes to reset any help would be greatly appreciated thanks
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Old 09-27-2018, 07:13 AM
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Sounds like an immobiliser fault

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Old 09-27-2018, 08:08 AM
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Thanks my limmeted understanding of the immoblizer if I take the antenna ring away from the key it won't even give power to the starer I reset 2 errors 255 general reset and 15 power on reset other things I saw through inpa the immobilizer was communicating with the ECU
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Old 09-28-2018, 08:34 AM
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If it is a immobilizer fault could you give me some instructions on how to discover what it is and how I can fix it
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Old 09-29-2018, 05:18 PM
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Could I get one of you fabulous inpa gurus to give me a couple of tips on how to find the crankshaft sensor and the camshaft sensor in inpa
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Old 12-02-2018, 02:12 PM
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Mass air flow sensor, unplug it and see if it stays running to check if itís the problem.


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Old 12-02-2018, 02:36 PM
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Thanks for the reply I was thinking I was the only one here
But it turned out to be the camshaft sensor I finally got brave and pulled the intake manifold so I could get to the plug and test it
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Old 12-02-2018, 04:23 PM
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... it turned out to be the camshaft sensor I finally got brave and pulled the intake manifold so I could get to the plug and test it...
To test the camshaft sensor, you can pull it out by just removing the one screw holding it into the front the cam cover. My engine would not start, but then started and idled after I did that.
To access the connector to replace the sensor, I unbolted the upper manifold and shoved it with the throttle body over atop the steering column.
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