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2005 V6 Starts but dies in a few seconds

Old 03-18-2012, 10:51 PM
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Originally Posted by b3guy View Post
So a bad alternator could cause a no start problem? I have a pretty strong battery though. Funny thing is it will start the first time you turn it over then die in a few seconds. Any subsequent tries it will not. Starting to think maybe it is fuel related. My wife bought a half tank of gas about 10 miles prior to the initial stall. I tried to siphon the tank but there must be a check valve in the filler tube. I am not sure how to drain the system safely.
What kind of gas station did you wife pumped from? Sounds like a gas problem.

Ps: Propane comes in handy :P

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Old 11-12-2018, 01:58 PM
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Originally Posted by b3guy View Post
So a bad alternator could cause a no start problem? I have a pretty strong battery though. Funny thing is it will start the first time you turn it over then die in a few seconds. Any subsequent tries it will not. Starting to think maybe it is fuel related. My wife bought a half tank of gas about 10 miles prior to the initial stall. I tried to siphon the tank but there must be a check valve in the filler tube. I am not sure how to drain the system safely.



I'm dealing with this exact same thing what was your problem? I have thrown a lot at it, new throttle body, maf, crankPS, cam POS sensor, new fuel pump new filter and new thermostat housing..... I'm dying can't figure it out
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Old 02-26-2019, 08:38 PM
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Has anyone found a solution to this problem. Iím having the exact same issue but canít fix it. Nor can I find a mechanic to fix it either.
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