starts for bout 4-5 seconds then dies replaced fuel pump and filter any ideas?

Asked by Nov 15, 2012 at 05:32 PM about the Chevrolet Malibu

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

98 malibu died and wouldnt start again. 5lbs of fuel pressure so i changed fuel pump and filter and now
it has 40+lbs while cranking until it starts for about 3-5 seconds then dies again   any ideas?

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Fuel filter probably destroyed the last pump due to it being dirty. Spend $7 on a fuel filter and see if that clears it up.

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254,435

or fuel pressure regulator?

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