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post #1 of 17 (permalink) Old 02-15-2010, 07:12 PM Thread Starter
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i went to start my car and it took ten differnt times then it finally started and the tachometer sat at zero then went up and down, then went back to normal.
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what do you mean? did you crank it and nothing happened?



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what do you mean? did you crank it and nothing happened?
no the car tried to start , but stalled everytime.
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it stalled? how many miles on your car? could be a dirty maf sensor or a tps issue



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it stalled? how many miles on your car? could be a dirty maf sensor or a tps issue
120,050 kilometrs
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you're gonna have to take it somewhere



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anyone know how to convert to miles. id suggest getting an induction clean, run some shell in it for a few weeks. itll clean out the system, and just for a check up make shure your battery conections are tight, its in the trunk next to the spare

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actually try some seafoam



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that happened to me once too.. just once and i hasnt happened since so i just assumed she was havin a bad night.. lolz i didnt realize it was a real issue.. goodluck with that =(

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