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1997 Chev Cavalier hard starting

My '97 cavalier cranks for 5-7 seconds before starting. If you turn the key on, then off, then back on again before cranking it starts fine. I can hear the fuel pump running when the key is on. Spark plugs, fuel filter, and fuel pressure regulator all replaced within the last year.

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  • chevellechvy Mar 16, 2009

    i own a 97 cavalier, just replaced a fuel injector. it take about 5-7 cranks with the pedal down to start cold. when it does start it will run rough for a few seconds.

  • Anonymous Mar 13, 2014

    fuel pump making noice when key is on

  • Anonymous Mar 17, 2014

    I try to start the suv it has to spin over a little before it starts if i run it for a little i can turn it off and crank it right up but when it sets for a little while it goes back to just wanting to spin i have replaced the fuel filter and the battery it was weak

  • Anonymous Mar 19, 2014

    CRANKS OVER, HAS GOOD SPARK PLUGS, BUT WON`T START

  • Anonymous Mar 28, 2014

    Car cranks has spark but will not start does the fuel pump have to run when the key is turned or when the key is turned

  • Anonymous Mar 30, 2014

    has spark has fuel pressure

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It sounds like the check valve in the fuel pump is letting the fuel bleed back into the tank

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Have a ecotec 2.2 liter problem here replaced 2 of the 4 plugs still rough idiling changed oil smoke run black ..p0300 code only

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