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Feb 23, 7:06am - #407733 
Celi go clunk and died...

Got in the garage this morning and started her up, runs for about 2 seconds then dies. Try again...this time maybe 5 seconds, a loud clunk noise and then it dies immediately...for good. Lucky...you might have some insight on this..plz

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Feb 23, 7:37am - #407734 
Do you have gas?


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Feb 23, 8:00am - #407735 
check your oil.

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Feb 23, 8:08am - #407736 
Does it click repeatedly after it dies? If so, dead battery.


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Feb 23, 8:14am - #407737 
yes i have gas,im not dumb. Yes its a good battery. and yes it has oil.

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Feb 23, 9:41am - #407738 
Did you suck in water through your CAI?
Do you have Iridium plugs or Bosch+4?


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Feb 23, 10:42am - #407739 
even the stock plugs are iridium

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Feb 23, 11:11am - #407740 
Originally Posted by sickcelica696
Got in the garage this morning and started her up, runs for about 2 seconds then dies. Try again...this time maybe 5 seconds, a loud clunk noise and then it dies immediately...for good. Lucky...you might have some insight on this..plz


Does your exhaust smell excessively of gas?


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Feb 23, 11:28am - #407741 
does it crank or just nothing... if you can get it to crank, just run a compression test...

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Feb 23, 11:40am - #407742 
I had a similar thing happen to me back in 2001 but it was under high revs while racing umm driving tongue Turns out that the maf took a dump and told the ecu to go full rich which killed the motor.

This is why I asked about the gas smell because while I sat waiting for the tow truck my car did the same thing, it would kick over for a second and then die with a clunk and it smelled of gasoline.


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Feb 23, 11:42am - #407743 
Originally Posted by CID498
Originally Posted by sickcelica696
Got in the garage this morning and started her up, runs for about 2 seconds then dies. Try again...this time maybe 5 seconds, a loud clunk noise and then it dies immediately...for good. Lucky...you might have some insight on this..plz


Does your exhaust smell excessively of gas?



hey cid, i actually do have that problem...whats it mean thats its burning/wasting gas?


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Feb 23, 11:48am - #407744 
think he's saying somehow the maf is F'ed up and your flooding your engine with too much gas and not enough air. replace the maf? and possibly the cat converter now would be the solution? mafs are expencive couple hundred at least and so are cat converters..

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Feb 23, 11:51am - #407745 
Eman its running ok right? I assume it is and in that case I'd check your Air Filter to make sure its not clogged up. Thats what the maf does it meters the fuel to air ratio that goes into your throttle body and if the air is having a hard time getting through then the maf cant compensate enough with the fuel. So yeah your prolly burning rich.


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Feb 23, 1:10pm - #407746 
Originally Posted by Speed4TheNeed
even the stock plugs are iridium


LOL...In his profile he states Bosch+4 Sparkplugs. smile


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Feb 23, 1:16pm - #407747 
1) you better have iridium plugs. they come stock like that for a reason.

2) did ou suck up water?

3) sounds like thrown rod bearing or something to that affect.

4) a bad or missing cat will cause the engine to run super rich like that as well.


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Feb 23, 1:49pm - #407748 
It was running fine yesterday, today i turn it on to goto work and it turns over, runs for a sec dies, same thing over and over if i kept restarting it, if i pressed the gas and rev it up it stayed alive,but then as soon as i let off gas it dies instantly. It doesnt sound like normal,theres like no exhaust noise,just Intake

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Feb 23, 2:45pm - #407749 
now that i smell it, it does reak of gas. I removed the filter to make sure it was getting enough air, that didnt help. I clean the MAF last week, should i do it again? I can't get it to toyota to fix it since it wont start, and I don't wanna pay for towing.

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Feb 23, 6:20pm - #407750 
get some Denso or NGK Iridium plugs, bosch platinum ain't good for our cars

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Feb 23, 7:37pm - #407751 
you cleaned your maf last week? maybe you F'ed it up when you did that..

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Feb 23, 9:27pm - #407752 
maybe...but was running fine the 6 days after i cleaned it then all the sudden it just pooped out

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Feb 23, 9:42pm - #407753 
If it were a rotary engine I know exactly what to tell you... but it does sound like your engine's flooded with gas... this is really doubtful but go look up ways to fix the rx-7 after it floods and maybe try them, there are 2 or 3 ways... it's a long shot since the engines are totally different but who knows... one has nothing to do with the engine is has to do with the plugs or something... maybe worth a shot? I'm sure the guys on here will tell you what your chances with that idea are.

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Feb 24, 12:31am - #407754 
yeah you might wanna change the spark plugs and maybe clean the maf again and check your Air Filter and it doesn't hurt to reset the ECU so the car can reconfigure itself.

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Feb 24, 8:59am - #407755 
k..ill go buy some nice ass spark plugs

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Feb 24, 9:21am - #407756 
I'll just bet that your maf took a shit like mine did. Good luck man.


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Feb 24, 3:28pm - #407757 
goddamnit i dont have 350$ lying around

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Feb 24, 3:33pm - #407758 
you saying it costs 350 for a damn MAF sensor that looks like a plug-in fck

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Feb 25, 7:26am - #407759 
got to carparts.com they have maf sensors for like 50 bucks and manifolds for cheep too there cars tat have been junked n they have a lot of celly parts

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