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Everytime i try to start my car it dies immediately starts

Customer Question

hi there
JA: Hello. How can we be of help?
Customer: everytime i try to start my car it dies immediately starts for 1 sec then dies
JA: Will the headlights turn on? Is the battery fully charged?
Customer: yes and yes i took it to the auto shop and they told me it was bad fuel pump and failed ecu i replaced both still act the same after replacing those parts
JA: What is the make/model/year of your car?
Customer: 91 lexus ls400
JA: Are you fixing your vehicle yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: i replaced the fuel pump i replaced the ecu thats about it
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: thats pretty much it
Submitted: 28 days ago.
Category: Lexus
Expert:  david craig replied 24 days ago.

Hi Im David, do you still need assistance?

Customer: replied 24 days ago.
Hello
Expert:  david craig replied 24 days ago.

im here

Expert:  david craig replied 24 days ago.

why did the shop replace the pump and ecu? what were their reason?

Customer: replied 24 days ago.
Hi there
Customer: replied 24 days ago.
Well the shop said they tested everything n said it was fuel pump n ecu. They said the car wants to start but fuel pump is not kicking on
Customer: replied 24 days ago.
I'm assuming has to short something out right?
Expert:  david craig replied 24 days ago.

did they check for power at the pump before they replaced it?

Customer: replied 24 days ago.
they did. Pump did not kick on
Expert:  david craig replied 23 days ago.

so the connector at the pump had power to it? and a new pump still didnt work? did they check the ground at the connector also?

Expert:  david craig replied 23 days ago.

do you still need assistance?

Expert:  david craig replied 22 days ago.

hello????

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