2000 Grand Am starts for approx 2 seconds and dies. It will restart you can rev it once then it dies again. It had a die battery so i put in a new one. It now will start but then dies out ?

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Asked by Nov 24, 2014 at 05:42 PM about the 2000 Pontiac Grand Am SE

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Not sure what to do

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is it carbed or FI

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Ok it sounds like a pass key (security) problem. Either the key is bad or the ignition switch isn't reading the key. Did you get a new key made? Oh and BTW its F.I.

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Yes its FI, and it is the same key thats always started it. The security light comes on but does not blink, then turns off. I tried the turning it to run for ten min. but did not help. i can hear the fuel pump come on when the key is turned on. it ran perfect the day before. Only difference is put knew battery in.

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20,180

Ok. Well it's going to be a wiring, connection or electrical problem. The security light doesn't have to blink for the ignition to kill the car.

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