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Old 09-27-2003, 08:25 AM   #1
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starts . . . then dies

two weeks ago I took my '01 Sport to dealer (mistake #1) and had them diagnose CEL. told me it was some sensor--they fixed (supposedly, although I heard the manager tell another customer on the phone that all they had there that day were "oil changers"). When I picked it up, drove 5 miles and CEL came back on. Took it back and they fixed another sensor DPFE(?). No extra charge, so good--CEL stays off this time. 10 days later, I start it, and I heard a unnatural "clank" from under the hood as I start it, but it starts and runs fine for the rest of the day--no problems starting and restarting all day. The next day I try to start, and it starts and immediately dies. I try to give it some gas when starting--no avail. I wait and try later, same thing. 3 days later and it's still sitting in my driveway.
So--IAC? Fuel pump?, filter?
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Old 09-27-2003, 09:36 PM   #2
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Its hard to say without actually being there. My first opinion would be either the IAC or the MAF ensor, but without much info to go on its only a guess.

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