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Starting problem I have a new battery, got spark, and changed oil, but the car won't start. What else is there? the fuel pump? It cranks but wont turn over. Thank you.

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There is a fuel pump relay under the hood in the junction box switch out the relay with the heater relay and try and start the vehicle. if it starts you know it was the relay. if it don't check the fuel cut-off switch(it's located in the trunk behind the fabric on the wheel well or under the drivers seat) push the reset button if it was tripped. if none of these is the problem check to make sure the fuse is good as well as the ecm fuse. if all these potential solutions don't pan out then your fuel pump is bad and needs replacing.....please rate this thanks

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Just have someone open gas lid and listen for wining sound when you turn key to on position that will tell you if your pump is working or not.

Posted on Sep 19, 2008

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    erik mcdonald Sep 23, 2008

    so what did you figure out? anything else i can help with? like the guy below said that just tells you if the system is working, make sure its not a fuse or relay also, if you power your pump manually that will give you the answer. any more questions let me know ill walk ya through it.

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replace your injectors. your vehicle is getting the fuel to start from the starter fluid. however the injectors arent giving it the gas that it needs to stay cranked

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In that case there are 3 possibilities:
1. the injectors don't deliver the fuel or are delivering in a too small quantity - the sensors on the airflow meter and/or the throttle block are malfunctioning; or the ECM is defective and doesn't even fire them - check all of that with a voltmeter.
2. the sparks don't occur when they should - distributor is misaligned, the advance is wrong.
3. the valves don't open when they should or at all - check the timing belt.

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regarding the fan speed for heather motor replace the relay under the glove compartment remove the cover and replace it easy to do.

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