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1988 chevy truck won't start

It is getting fuel, turning over and has a spark, but it won't start. It run yesterday, but will not start today.

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  • joshwashur Apr 18, 2009

    truck needed a new battery (put one in) truck started fine ran good. i let the truck get warm and tried to go forward. the truck went about 200 yrds. then reved high then stalled. could not get truck started after that smelt fuel. but would not turn over.



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If it has a spark, fuel, and is turning over but not starting, you have to consider these things....

  1. Timing is off
  2. Bad Fuel
  3. Weak Spark
After ruling these three starting points out, be realistic about repair costs, and consider a different, newer vehicle.

I hope this helps you out in some small way.

ps If you do buy another vehicle, try to buy American

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