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My 2008 Porsche Cayenne starts up but will not stay started

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my 2008 Porsche Cayenne starts up but will not stay started
JA: Thanks. Can you give me any more details about your issue?
Customer: it's starts up in run for about 30 seconds and then die
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Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Porsche
Expert:  porscheguru replied 10 months ago.

It sounds like your primary fuel pump has failed. Once I get you back online I can get a little more info to verify this. I can give you a trick to allow the engine to start and avoid a tow charge to the service facility.