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Car is cranking over, but wont start, fuel pump is working, filter is new, starter and solenoid are new as well as the mass airflow sensor. Tried fast-start but nothing is working. i need it up and running immediatly!

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  • exoticracing Feb 07, 2009

    well when i am tring to start the car it cranking but not starting fuel pump is good and new fuel filter and i didnt try mass air senser yet or plugs and wires could it be the timing

  • Anonymous Feb 15, 2009

    I'm having the same problem. On a cold start, it's fine...starts right up. On a hot start after it's been sitting for a little bit, like when shopping, I can hear the fuel pump priming and stop like normal. Just replaced the fuel filter and that wasnt the problem. However on a hot start it takes maybe 20 tries or more till it starts out of the blue, for no reason. Plugs, wires are new as well. I've checked ALL fuses and relays.

  • bbergman1 May 24, 2009

    99 Olds Silhouette starting problem. Starts fine when cold. Cranks but doesn't start when hot. I have to wait between 15-60 minutes (depending on weather temp) for the engine temp to return to near cold to get started again. Has been through computer diagnostics twice now but problems couldn't be fine. To me, the van sounds like it's not getting fuel. Any suggestions?

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  • Anonymous Mar 14, 2014

    car wouldnt start computer reading was crank sensor.changed still wont start.or if it starts wont stay running not even with eather.



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My guess would be the ignition module.

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Try spark plugs, plug wires, distributer and coil.

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