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August 23, 2009, 12:50 pm

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Question: My Cars Engine Turns But Doesn't Start.

I start the car and the engine turns but the car won't start. I don't get any spark at all. What could the problem be?


August 24, 2009, 11:12 am

Tyler O
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Check the ignition system, ignitor, grounds, distribution etc. Are you getting fuel?


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August 26, 2009, 3:42 pm

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The fuel pump wasn't working before and now I got it to work but I'm not getting any fuel in the carburetor.


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August 27, 2009, 12:12 am

Tyler O
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Check the lines, maybe a clog or leak? Is there pressure coming off the fuel pump? What about the filters?


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August 31, 2009, 12:41 pm

Fix T
 

I did everything you said and the car started. It stays on for a minute or two and then shuts off and it does this evertime.


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September 1, 2009, 6:06 pm

Tyler O
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Does it take a minute for it to start back up? It's probably the ignitor.


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