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2000 Buick Regal GS 4dr Sedan

2000 Buick Regal
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Front Wheel Drive, 4 Door Sedan GS, Mid-Size
18 mpg city / 27 mpg hwy
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September 22, 2011, 6:15 am

AutomotiveForums M
 

Question: car starts then dont

car wont start, when you turn the key to the on postion everything clicks under the hood , ac clutch on and off real fast, as well as relays everywhere, just start clicking,,, with out cranking,,
then when i crank it over it just spins and everyonce in a while it will fire for a second,but wont catch to run or stay running, after a whilke of trying it finnaly catches to fire up, then runs , and runs good ,,, and it will start every time, till it sits too long,, its not the fule pump, its defanetly somethiing else


September 22, 2011, 8:29 pm

Richard W
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Have you tested the fuel pump for leak down, pressure and valume. I would also check your tune up.


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