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You need to find a shop that has a scanner to read the fualt codes on this engine. That is the very first step.
Posted on Nov 08, 2012
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
SOURCE: 2000 nissan maxima won't fire
sounds like it might be flooded. Try and remove the fuel pump fuse from the fuse block that is just in front of your left knee. While it is out crank the car and see if it wants to start and hold down the gas pedal all the way and then relase it and back and forth and once you get it to run have the fuse ready in your hand and in front of the spot to install it. and then keep the rpm's up with the gas pedal until the smoke clears out behind the car.
Posted on Jul 02, 2011
SOURCE: 1994 BMW 740i with 222,000
If it does turn over and electrical works, then the problem is unlikely the battery. You can try jump starting. If it cranks when jump-starting it may be a weak battery, starter motor or alternator, but I don't think that this is the problem.
Check if there is spark on all cylinders. Do a code scanning (this car is OBD1, you will need to do the scan at the dealer place or to find a BMW OBD1 tool- Universal OBD2 scanner will not work on a 1994 BMW). If the codes return misfire or mixture related errors check fuel pressure, check sensors and parts that determine the mixture (MAF/MAP, AIT, O2 sensors, IAC and EGR system), check the vacuum system for leaks and check the crank sensor.
Posted on Aug 08, 2011
SOURCE: 4.3 vortec on my s10
More than likely you have a fuel pump gone bad. Fuel pressure on the Vortec needs to be at 60 psi. Check your fuel pressure, and if lower than 60, replace the fuel pump.
Posted on Aug 19, 2011
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