Skip the auto shop - Our mechanics make house calls

Q: Possible fuel injector problem that I need fixed.

asked by on

Car starts but won't stay on. I think there might be a problem with the fuel injectors.

Clogged fuel injectors are a possible cause of this condition along with a clogged fuel filter and weak or inoperative fuel pump. My first suggestion would be to have a professional do an inspection. If fuel pressure is low then there is either a restriction in the fuel system or the fuel pump is weak.

Was this answer helpful?

Need advice from certified mechanic? Get help now!

Over 1000 mechanics are ready to answer your question.
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details

Ask a Mechanic
(100% Free)

Have a car question? Get free advice from our top-rated mechanics.

Ask A Mechanic
Over 10,000 questions answered!
  1. Home
  2. Questions
  3. Possible fuel injector problem that I need fixed.

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: Fuel pump does not turn off after 1-2 seconds

The fuel pump is commanded on by the ECM. If it runs all the time, then this is a fault with the computer rather than the fuel pump. Good power and ground connections should be verified at the ECM, but...

Q: Check engine light after repair of alternator and leaky oil valve cover gaskets on a 2006 hyundai Tucson

Any one, or more, out of a list of thousands of OBD-II Diagnostic Trouble Codes could have caused your vehicle's Check Engine Light to illuminate. Even though in your case the check engine light has come on immediately after specific...

Q: Will the car still run if the serpentine belt breaks

Hello, thank you for writing in. The vehicle may partially function when the belt breaks. but it will typically stall out within a matter of time. The alternator which is charged by the belt power all of the electrical components...

Related articles

Rules of the Road For Iowa Drivers
Driving on the roads requires knowledge of the rules, many of which are based on common sense and courtesy. However, even though you know the rules in...
What are the Car Pool Rules in Hawaii?
Hawaii is widely regarded as a land of vacation and relaxation, and as such, its scenic roads and routes are far better known than the state’s freeways. But, as with all...
How Much Does a Mechanic Make in Vermont?
Automotive technician jobs in Vermont have an average mechanic salary of $37k, with some mechanics earning a salary of $53k.