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2013 Chevrolet Camaro LS 2dr Coupe w/2LS

2013 Chevrolet Camaro
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Rear wheel drive, Coupe, Compact
18 (2012) mpg city / 29 (2012) mpg hwy
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August 14, 2012, 12:26 pm

AutomotiveForums M
 

Question: why isnt my car starting??

its a 1988 camaro carb 350 with an hei dis its getting gas but no spark dont know why i have replaced the coil the icm and the dis its in time i got it to tdc on #1 and it lined up perfect i ran a wire straight to the coil form the battery to see if it would start and nothing i dont know what else it could be if you could help it would be nice thanks


August 19, 2012, 8:38 pm

Ron W
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May be the Crank Position Sensor is not working well. It sends out the RPM signal to the PCM. If it is bad, there is no RPM signal, and the PCM will not command the ignition module to fire the plugs.. Easiest way to see if it works is to hook up a scantool and crank the engine. Monitor the datastream for RPM. If you see RPM then the sensor is working, if it reads zero RPM, then there is a problem with the Crank Position Sensor circuit.


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