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Hard to start in the morning. Once it starts it will die.

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Have to restart again, it...
Hard to start in the morning. Once it starts it will die. Have to restart again, it will run for awhile and die again. After a few more times it will idle. I'll try to accelerate it will stall. After idling for awhile it will start and stop normally. What could be the problem? I have already replaced crankshaft positioning sensor. Can you help?
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Is the immboilizer light coming on at all? (car with a key in it)

Do you have a check engine light on, once you have it running?

Does it take a long time cranking before it starts? If so, could you try holding the gas pedal to the floor while cranking until it starts, and see if that changes anything?

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