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have a 2004 isuzu axiom having a problem starting most of the

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have a 2004 isuzu axiom having a problem starting most of the time will not, but sometimes it will and when it does it just revs itself up to 4k rpm then back down to idl then right back up and just sits and does this over and over will not die just sits and does it tell you shut it off. the problem started happening when it was being driven started loosing power then just died, started it back up and drove about 100 ft then shut back off and wouldnt start at all tell the next day after being towed home.
Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Car
Expert:  FixItMan replied 4 years ago.

FixItMan :

Hello, and thank you for letting us help you with your automotive question. Is the check engine light on when the engine is running? How many miles are on the vehicle?

JACUSTOMER-ng38b017- :

yes the check engine light is on. 100150 miles

FixItMan :

Okay. You need to start by having the vehicles computer scanned for codes. You can have this done for free at most auto parts stores. Come back here with the codes and I will let you know what is going on. It sounds like you either have a severe vacuum leak or a problem with the fuel system.

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