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THE CAR WILL START, BUT THEN SHUT OFF WITH-IN TWO SECONDS. WHETHER LETTING IT IDLE ON OWN OR REVVING IT, WILL STILL SHUT OFF AFTER SAME TIME AMOUNT.

2005 Honda Civic • 106,000 miles

I just did some 'routine' maintenance to prevent any problems on an up-coming road trip. I replaced the drive belts, timing belt, alternator, and installed a K&N Intake kit. Also did a motor oil, coolant, and MTF change. The car starts quickly as usual every time, but seems to shut itself off after almost 2 seconds. Doesn't matter whether 500 or 5,000 rpm. The engine is a 1.7 liter SOHC
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Randun13
May 24, 2012.



Recheck air intake installiation may want to reinstall OEM

Docfixit
May 24, 2012.
I did that tonight, but the issue still remains. Also tried holding the ignition after car started to see if it perhaps would tell me something, but it still dies after seconds.

Tiny
Randun13
May 25, 2012.
If this started after repairs check to see if a sensor is diconnected also is check engine light on?

Docfixit
May 25, 2012.
All sensors have been cleaned and connected. Check engine light does not remain on. Just re-checked all vacuum lines, they seem good. I'm inclined to think it's the fuel pump or pump relay, but those both tested functional. What energizes the fuel pump relay, that could be the source of my malfunction?

Tiny
Randun13
May 25, 2012.
The computer closes relay. Do you have way to check fuel pressure? Will it restart after shuit down? Is there spark after it dies?

Docfixit
May 25, 2012.
It does restart after shut down, every time. There is spark after shut down. While I was at work my brother tested the fuel pressure and said it was normal, though I haven't tested it myself.

Tiny
Randun13
May 25, 2012.
Would help to check for codes you said Timming belt replaced right? Would help if knew what stops spark or fuel. Hook up guage for fuel see if pressure drops off when it dies

Docfixit
May 25, 2012.
The computer is showing no codes when I scan it, I'll check to see if the fuel pressure drops after engine dying.

Tiny
Randun13
May 25, 2012.
O.K. Going to contact a buddy that is great on Hondas so you maybe geating a posy from klow

Docfixit
May 25, 2012.
Check the pickup coils in the distributor and also the distributor shaft

Tiny
Reagan_dre0
May 26, 2012.
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