why does my car run for 2 seconds then die

Asked by Jan 27, 2017 at 07:12 PM about the 2001 Kia Optima LX

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

how can i keep my car running?

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First change the fuel filter, it may be clogged. Then spray some starter fluid in the intake if it runs then your fuel pump may not be good, check the pressure at the rail...50 to 60 psi

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