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Car won't sart, engine turns over fast or normal

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  • yulti Dec 11, 2008

    I tried the 3 second drill several times and nothing. I cranked over 20 seconds and nothing. Not even did one piston fire. I smelled for gas fumes onder the hood and the tail pipe. No smell of gasoline. I will check for spark. Can not check the computer. Thanks for your help. James

  • yulti Dec 11, 2008

    Yes, 3.8 v-6

  • did you check spark ? there is a magnet on the timing gear that goes bad and you have to take the timing cover off to change it big job you can take out the cam senser and tap the motor over a little at a time and see if the magnet is there it is in the cam gear

  • is that the 3.8 v-6?

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    yadayada May 11, 2010

    By doing no start diagnostics, check fuel pressure, check for spark, check for diagnostic trouble codes in the computer.


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I had an auto mechanic shop look at it and yes, it was the fuel pump. It was replaced and I'm on the road again. Thank you for your help. James

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