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1998 buick, century.turns over but refuses to start..help plz!!

Ok broke down going down road,seemed like serpentine belt, loss of power, dimming of lights,no power at all, could do maybe 10mph and you could smell some thing like burnt rubber or hot wire smell when it was broke down,and hood was frozen when it died so next day i saw it wasn't the belt but it was the starter cylanoid was very loose from cylonoid housing,i replaced starter and battery next and it would turn over but no start,so i then replaced plugs and wires,changed oil and there was a strong smell of gas in the oil...i have chked the fuel filter,pump is working right,i get spark,and i have also replaced the MAP sensor,what else should i chk to get the car to start??***just replaced alternator and it seemed like it wanted to start but only if i took out the fuel pump fuse..is it getting too much gas?

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  • josh pinkham Jan 14, 2009

    i did a tune up as i stated b4, new plugs&wires, oil & oil filter,new alt. starter,battery,MAP sensor,....i am getting fuel/spark to the engine but it will not start,just turn and turn,...but when i changed the oil it was smelling of gas really bad,..i couldnt smell the old oil when i was changing it,all i smelled was gas..any idea how that happend?

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You might be getting to much gas your car checked or maybe a tune up

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