I have the same problem when I first turn on the ignition there are no dash lights and it will start and die like yours. If I turn the switch on and off or just turn it on and wait, eventually I get dash lights and starts fine. There must be a relay or connection point causing this problem - anyone know where these are? Chuck Walp@juno.com
only another 2.4L
If it starts and stops within seconds and after a few minutes starts again only to stop again, the fuel filter is probably clogged,
Engine keeps cutting out. I turn the key off, then turn it back on in about 30 seconds and engine starts easily. but will continue to stop after only a few miles.
If the key is in the on position and the engine is not running, the fuel pump is off. If the engine is running then the fuel pump is also. During the start cycle the pump will only run for 3 seconds unless the engine starts.
The Achieva has only one O2 sensor. It is located in the exhaust system very close to the engine. Look between the back of the engine and the firewall, while the engine is cold. Starting at the exhaust manifold, move toward the catalytic converter until you see a plug sticking out of the exhaust pipe with a cable or wiring coming out of it. That will be your O2 sensor. --mark
If you don't start the engine, electrical power is only sent to the fuel pump for a few seconds after turning on the key. That often makes it difficult to trace down the problem. If the engine starts, the fuel pump will remain on, but there is no need to be sending fuel to an engine that isn't running.
somewhere around 500 or so, i have a 1992 W41 Achieva only like 1500 of them were made.
It could be sticky or worn valve parts.
That was the 428 V8 4V engine which produced 335hp tho only on paper but was a more believable 380hp to the flywheel
Sounds like maybe you knocked off a vacuum hose. Have someone start engine and you listen for air hissing
Pumps are very quiet and hard to hear. If the engine starts and runs then the pump is running. You can hear it if you remove the gas cap and listen at the fuel tank opening while someone turns the ignition to the on position. It will only run for a few seconds unless you start the engine.
Possibly check the catalytic converter, make be plugged
Absolutely , the engine in a 2004 Ford Explorer needs an engine oil filter ( or your engine will only last a few seconds while the oil pumps out on to the ground )
Achievas where only made from 1992 to 1998
The fuel pump only runs for a couple seconds after the initial start attempt, then shuts off. Crank the engine for a few seconds. Then turn it off and then do it again for a few more seconds. Do this several times in order to get the fuel to the engine. After a few attempts, the engine should start.. Hope this helps...
Check your Caliper adjustment pins. They my be sticking.
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If the vehicle has an electric fuel pump, then no, it runs no matter if the engine is running or not, but it will only run for a few seconds unless the engine is started. However if the pump is mechanical then the engine must be running for the pump to work.
9.84 seconds is seconds only. It means 9840 milli seconds.
There is a fuel pump on this engine. That could be your problem. It is usually bolted on the side of the carb or very close by. It sill have a hose running to it from the intake of the engine. If the diaphragm in the pump has a hole in it the fuel will not pump into the carb.
Most higher end luxury vehicles are designed not to blow cold air and fan starts after engine coolant temperature is warm
try testing icm free at autozone must be off car to test
Turning the key to only the on position, the pump will only run for a couple of seconds to prime the system. Turning the key on and starting the engine, the pump will run and keep running as long as the engine is running.
Had this problem with my '87. I believe it was a bad fuel injector.
Could be a main engine relay problem.