I have a Pontiac Grand Prix 2001 model it starts up and runs good for about three or four seconds and then dies as if I turn the ignition off why is it doing that

Asked by Mar 08, 2017 at 03:56 PM about the 2001 Pontiac Grand Prix SE

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I have a 2001 Pontiac Grand Prix SE it starts
up and runs fine for about three or four
seconds and then dies as if I turned off the
ignition why is it doing this

2 Answers

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possible your fuel pump is going, need to have it pressure tested, i would also look at the throttle body, it may need to be cleaned.

The fuel pump was on my mind I took the Jon Jones dealership yesterday they hooked it up and done a diagnostic test on it they thought I had the wrong key for the car so they sold me a key that has a chip in it it didn't work so now they're going to give me a free diagnostic test in the morning but I think it's the fuel pump because it starts up three four seconds runs idles great then just dies

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