Starts then runs for like 5 seconds then shuts off

Asked by Mar 19, 2019 at 07:30 PM about the 2002 Mitsubishi Montero Sport

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

My nephew got a 2002 Mitsubishi Montero Sport and it
starts and runs for about 5 seconds then shuts off?  He
changed the camshaft sensor installed a new duralast
sensor but that did not solve the problem?  Need help

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This is frequently a faulty mass airflow sensor or a faulty ignition coil, or maybe the fuel pump relay. There could be a lot of other causes, but these are the most common.

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