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1999 Malibu problem: Motor turns over but will not crank

I was doing an intake gasket change...triple checked all wiring..valve train..(push rods)..engine will turn over but will not start. Injectors have been disabled and are not pumping,,,don't know why. If it was receiving gas the engine should start at this time. What has the injectors not working?

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  • Genaro Garcia
    Genaro Garcia Dec 10, 2008

    i had the same problem i changed my distributor cowl

  • bevanthebull Jan 03, 2009

    My 2000 malibu turns over but does not run

  • Colin Stickland
    Colin Stickland May 11, 2010

    you have left something disconnected ???but what ??

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A common thing to leave disconnected is one of the plugs on the ignition module. There are 3. This would also cause no spark.
It is possible you have pinched the injector wires under the upper plenum-unless you have checked that already. Would need to look at a few schematics to tey to find a problem.

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