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Will not start! has fuel and fire

Tried changing spark plugs. Check #1 cylinder tdc and crank pulley at zero mark. No Joy. Jim

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    I have had a check engine light on since i brought it 2 years ago. I checked the codes manually OBD and these are the codes that poped up. Crank Angle Sensor, Starter Switch, Cam Angle Sensoe, Coolant Sensor, Knock Sensor, Oxygen Sensor, and Purge Selonoid Valve. I am not sure what code have been induced when woring on the car right now. In the past I had issues with the altenator and battery. I also change the transmission due to abuse from son. Other than that I have not had any real issues to speak of. Thanks again for your help. Jim


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I checked all grounds by disconnecting and reconnecting, also read them out with multi meter all is good. I read out cam and crank sensors for resistance and they checked good. I noticed that in a lot of the circuitry the ecu and starter relay are involved...... I like you are skeptical that all the sensors are all bad at one time. When I first started the trouble shooting I found the O2 sensor had a wire burnt in half and I repaired it. I of course checked all fuse again. When I purchased the car it had a check engine light and the codes that popped where the knock, O2, and purge solenoid senor. All other sensor that have popped are new. Every document I go to still goes back to the Cam and Crank position sensors. What are your thoughts? Could any of the sensors be bad even though they read good on resistance? Jim

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Did you have a check engine light on???

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    Jimmy Oct 29, 2008

    this sounds like a ground issue......... find all the grounds on the engine and by the battery........ multiple sensor issues caused by poor grounds


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