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Car hard to start

Hey there i changed the plugs and the wires it's hard to get started the first time then it's ok until car has been shut off for a bit.i chaged the fuel filter.too.but when i was chaging plug wires 1 came off when i had 1 left to put on .i got a buddy over and he put screw driver in 1 plug wire and said i had firer but not it's hard to start i should have left my plugs and wires alone was starting good until i changed them

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  • rixy67 Nov 20, 2008

    coil pack firing fromtop to bottom 2,3,1,4,

  • rixy67 Dec 11, 2008

    my firering is ok,when it's not cold out it starts good but when it cold out it's hard to start ,it don'[t have to be very cold . it like it don'[t want to idel i have to hold gas down alittle for afew mins then it's ok .my car pissing me off ,could it be that one of my plug wires came off and now my light coming on,could the light think it'[s miss firing or something ,at last with the car

  • Anonymous Dec 12, 2008

    My pos 1995 sunfire dont want to start even in mild weather and when it does it miss's 4 a good 5 minutes untill warm.

  • Jesse Lyall Feb 17, 2009

    Ok, i think i know whats going on, i cant fix it but i can give you some advice on it. first don't hold the key or it will flood. i,v been having the same problem with mine since i had the timeing chain changed. iv tryed everything. the first time it happened my cylinders flooded into my base pan and the oil got gas in it so if it dosnt start after the first few trys, take the fuel pump fues out so she wont flood. its realy weird cause if you leave it for a while it seems to fix its self. iv changed the plugs the oil, put thinner oil in, tryed jumper cables to give it an extra starting power. she just refeuses to fire. the best advice i can give, is to keep it plugged in at all times when its cold, and if youv had any work done on the engin take it back and tell them to check her over and make sure everything is put back... iv got three mechanics workin on the problem and i'll post it if they figure it out



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Sounds as if your firing order is off. Just be sure from left to right it is indeed 1234 as the coil pack says. If you need the coil pack firing order let me know.

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