haven't checked security system yet, but this has come about as to why truck fires, but dies right away. injector test light only flashes 2 times while cranking, engine dies right away, and when I put code reader on, under test monitors the 07 monitor says STS failed. What does that mean? The owner has never used the security system, can it be bypassed?
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Hello. The message your scan tool is giving, "STS : Fail" likely signifies that the scan tool was unable to retrieve a status for that monitor. This is usually due to the scan tool being incompatible with that particular monitor. I would refer to the instruction manual to see if this may be the case. In order to be able to provide a more specified response I would require a bit more information about the vehicle, such as the make, model, and engine. An engine that fires, but then stalls right away can be caused by many different things. A few common causes are a faulty idle air control valve, fuel pump, or ignition coil. In most cases a stalling engine will provide a specific trouble code or set of codes, beginning with the letter P, that may help identify what the issue is. I would recommend having a professional technician, such as one from YourMechanic, come to your location to diagnose the cause of the stalling.
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