Can you help me fix my car? It turns over, starts for 3 seconds then stops.

Asked by May 13, 2015 at 08:43 AM about the 1999 Chevrolet Cavalier

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Thought maybe it was the theft system, still do,
not sure. We had it going for a day n a half then
stops working again. Please help me.

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Sounds ignition/wiring related, you'll have to do some probing and diagnostic work to determine the exact cause. Maybe it's a good time to have your local mechanic look it over for you.

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