starts then dies

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Asked by Apr 04, 2008 at 05:34 PM about the 1992 Toyota Previa 3 Dr Deluxe All-Trac AWD Passenger Van

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

My toyota Previa intermittently has this problem:  it starts fine, and then dies.  Or sometimes it won't even start.  Most of the time, it runs fine without any problems.

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could need replaceing fuel filter.

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Agreed, or perhaps a tune-up or fuel pump.

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check the air flow system under hood from filter to engine

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Some of the computers in 1992 [which is located under the drivers seat] screw up .dissconnect batery cable...and remove computer ...open in up carefully..and check to see if its spotless..if it has corrosion on it ..replace it ..with a used on ..usually cheap at a pick your own part place Auto wrecker ..Ive change a few for customers over the years..1991 to 1994 computers work on yours..good luck

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