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wont start but turns over
Hello, thank you for writing in. A vehicle that is suffering from a lack of fuel will show low fuel pressure at the intake. Hook up a gauge in line and crank over the engine. If the cranking fuel pressure...
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You should have the vehicle scanned for codes to see if you have codes to the camshaft or crankshaft sensors. Either of these may cause the no spark condition. If the fuel pump regulator is bad, then you would...
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Won't stay running
Hello and thank you for your question. It seems to be the transmission that is causing the engine to stall out when you are putting the vehicle into drive. The transmission could have a converter clutch lock up issue causing...
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A number of faults can occur when an engine overheats. If the engine was overheated severely, it is possible that the engine has internal damage and has seized. Also, engine electronics are very sensitive to heat and liquids. If coolant...
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Hi there. I'm assuming this is a Quadrajet 4-barrel carburetor. Chances are, when the vehicle was parked, the carburetor was not run dry. This means the carburetor may need to be rebuilt or replaced. The float needle is probably stuck...
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You need to look on the dash to see if your theft light is active. The system will let you crank it a few times until it locks out the crank signal. You may need to try another key if...
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If you are trying to get a new key to work with the vehicle, you will need a factory scan tool to program the key to the vehicle. If you replaced the computer, you will also need the dealer to...
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Will crank but won't start
You need to check to see if you have spark to the plugs. Scan the computer to see if crankshaft and camshaft sensors are signaling the computer to spark. If not then replace the defective spark plug. If it's proven...
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Why wont my car start?
The click noise you hear is the starter relay working but it may not be sending power to the starter solenoid. You would need to try and replace the starter relay that is clicking and see if it cranks. If...
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Why won't my car start up?
Hello, thank you for writing in. If the vehicle is cranking over, as in the starter is turning over the eninge (but it fails to start) then you are looking at a fuel or spark issue. If you are testing...
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Why is my car having problems starting?
Hey there. This may be related to to a variety of things. When your Check Engine Light comes on, generally there are fault codes that are registered in the car's computer which will indicate more specifically some of the possible...
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It sounds like you may have a fuel level sensor failure. Verify there is fuel in the tank, if possible, to eliminate the low fuel as an issue. Electrical testing can be done to determine if the sensor is bad,...
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Vehicle will not start
Hello. Thank you for writing in. Looking to the spark system for a no start situation. The screw driver trick is one way to test for spark. This is not the safest way to test, but does work. Once the...
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The battery should be load tested by a professional. Load testing can only be reliably performed on a fully charged battery. If the battery passes a load test be sure it is NOT a marginal pass in which case you...

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