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I have a Toyota mr2 ***** ***** 1, it has an aftermarket

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hi I have a Toyota mr2 ***** ***** 1, it has an aftermarket immobiliser and alarm that I think stopping it starting, I have changed the fuel pump as that was faulty and everything else seems ok
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Customer: the engine starts once the battery has been disconnected and reconnected , runs for about 2 seconds and then dies
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Submitted: 7 months ago.
Category: UK Car
Expert:  sprinkles08 replied 7 months ago.

Hello and welcome to JustAnswer!

It does sound as if the problem may be with the aftermarket alarm. If the engine dies abruptly like the key was turned off then there is a good chance it's because the alarm is killing the engine.

Do you now have proper fuel pressure?

Have you checked for fault codes?
Does the alarm respond when pressing the disarm/unlock button on the fob?

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