Will car start and cut off on its on if timing not sat correctly


Asked by Dec 17, 2014 at 10:20 PM

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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If it start,s fine,and run,s good while it is running ,no,if it runs, bad then cut,s off yes,


Well newer cars do have a knock sensor that will shut down an engine, even while driving, if there are timing issues, multiple random misfires, etc.


Its start an after 3sec cuts off when I turn key to the on position an let fuel pump come on it Will start an cut off but if I don't turn key off and back on it will just turn

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