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Q: Cranks then dies

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it starts then dies then i have to wait so can build up enough to start again

My car has 230000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

A: Hi there. Usually engine starting issues ar...

Hi there. Usually engine starting issues are caused by a problem with fuel flow or ignition timing that could include clogged fuel injectors, a dirty throttle body, a bad idle control valve, or multiple other components.

Have a professional mechanic, such as one from YourMechanic, determine why the engine is not starting and suggest any necessary repairs to get your vehicle back to operating smoothly.

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