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My Z won't start, and I'm stumped on what it is.

A few weeks ago I stoped to get gas, filled up my tank, as soon as I got on teh road the car started to shutter...a little a first...the more I drove the harder it would shutter and pretty soon it just flat out died. it started up again, so I pulled it to the the side the road. that was the last time it started.. at 1st it seemed like a fuel pump problem.. but as far as I can tell it's pumping fuel. the car will rotate, start for a sec, get low rps ( like .3-.5) then die. if I pump the gas pedal it will stay alive for just a sec longer. I have no clue where to go from here
 

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pull the codes from your eccs that is in the passenger kick plate just behind the front tire. if you dont know how to do it then go to a parts store and get a haynes manual. it will tell you everything you need to know about pulling codes.
 

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It was weird but a friend of mine had the same problem with his z. He was told it was the grade gas he used. I'm having a similar problem as your z but mine doesn't respond at all to the gas pedal. If it helps I have a full service manual I could e-mail to you.
 

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could i have the service manual?? Installing spark plugs, spark wires, and headers??
 

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no problem. ill send it with the subject fsm. sorry johnndrew24 but its not all there. someone deleted part of it. I can give you what I have if you want. I have most of it except for body and general maintenance.



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The first thing I think I'd consider is a bad tank of gas. How low were you when you put more gas in and how much "new" gas did you pump into your Z?
 

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The tank was pretty low before I put gas in, and I put in $10 worth of super...I thought maybe it was bad gas too, the car drove fine untill I put gas in....I talked to another guy who has a Z and he said it sounded like dirty injectors.
 

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try taking off the maf and starting your car. I had the same problem with my car and it just needed a new maf sensor. If it is your maf sensor try ebay for a low cost replacement.



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