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Q: Why would you not get fuel to throttle?

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Shut off after a second of running

My car has 1930000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

Hello, It sounds like you may have a fuel delivery issue causing the motor to starve for fuel resulting it the motor shutting down. This may be related to low fuel pressure, faulty or dirty fuel injectors, a faulty or dirty idle air control valve (this relays information about air intake to the computer which makes fuel adjustments), or potentially a faulty fuel pressure regulator or fuel pump. Fuel delivery problems will typically not allow the proper amount of fuel to be delivered to the cylinders which results in a lean fuel condition which can cause backfiring or simply cause the motor not to start as a result of fuel starvation. I would recommend having an expert from YourMechanic come to your location to diagnose and inspect your vehicle.

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