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Old August 11th, 2006, 10:29 AM   #1
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A Co-workers truck is at home, he was broken into last night and cannot get it to stay running now. Says it fires runs for a second and stalls.

Its a 1998 S-10 blazer Any particular wire that may be cut, or something damaged that would do this?
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When they broke into it. Did they rip off the radio? Cut the harness? If so it could be that the map sensor wire harness was cut.
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Or they could have cut the main feed wire to the fuel pump/ SO it only gets fuel in the "start" position and loses power in the run position causing it to stall.
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Or, if they tried to mess with the ignition lock cylinder and it uses one of those keys with a chip they could have messed up the sensor for that.
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That was what I was wondering.. if the pass key setup got damaged..

With a Chrysler, it will start with any key, then die after 2 seconds. I got into a bit of a debate with them when I was in the network group. I pointed out that you could still operate the starter which would allow a Jeep to be driven onto a trailer and stolen.
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Ended up being a coincidence the fuel pump was bad, but thanks for the help, he got to work finally

I do believe the harness for the radio was cut/ripped I will tell him to look at that if it happens again over the weekend, but he made it to work so it probably was just the pump.
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I need to check that on my Toyota, it just started doing the same thing.. starts then dies after 1 second and won't restart.
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