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Old 04-18-2004, 03:28 PM
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Start up problem

When i try to crank my engine over it wont fire it sits there and and cranks but doesnt show the slightest sign of combustion. What could be going wrong here thanks.

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Old 04-18-2004, 04:48 PM
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what type ignition? need way more info. does it have gas?
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Old 04-18-2004, 04:53 PM
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Shoot some starting fluid down the carb (if it has one) and see if it wants to start.
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Old 04-18-2004, 05:06 PM
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its a 3.1 V6 fuel injected and i tried som starter fluid didnt work and it has gas.
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Old 04-18-2004, 06:14 PM
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does it have fuel pressure? (schrader valve on the fuel rail)

when you turn the key on, can you hear the fuel pump humm?
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Old 04-18-2004, 06:51 PM
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yea you can hear the fuel pump humm but i havent checked the pressure
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Old 04-18-2004, 06:54 PM
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Check for spark...................................bet you don't have any.
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Old 04-18-2004, 06:59 PM
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