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Clogged Catalytic Converter or exhaust restriction? You can pull a O2 Sensor or two to test or use a vacuum gauge if it runs long enough. how long does it run before dying?
 

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Clogged Catalytic Converter or exhaust restriction? You can pull a O2 Sensor or two to test or use a vacuum gauge if it runs long enough. how long does it run before dying?
almost instantly or within a few seconds.

Any light or codes?
yes. I will check what the codes are.

IAC stuck/bad. Hold throttle slightly open while starting it.
ok i will try that!


thanks all!
 

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OK codes:
P1451 auxiliary emissions controls
P1401 auxiliary emissions controls

Dumb question:
OK how do I hold the throttle slightly open?
I need pics and or step by step. I will search...


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I drove the car dangerously low on fuel AND I parked on my steep driveway outside last night. It was probably the coldest night last night too.
I decided to put in about 2 gallons of gas just now via gas can. It still does not start, it just keeps cranking.
 

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OK I will try that!
I will listen for fuel pump.

I just replaced IAC valve and gasket. Still no dice.

I also opened the throttle body a few times, seems to move OK.

HELP!
I just picked it up Friday with a rebuilt transmission.... AHHHH!
 

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So I moved my car from the steep driveway to the street....
started up fine.
I still notice a bit of a rough idle or something going on while sitting at a light.
Perhaps clean/replace EGR?
 
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