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My cavalier won't start

My 1996 2.2L Cavalier seems like it's not firing. I changed the spark plugs three weeks ago, it drove fine for a minute then it cut off on me on the expressway. The fuel pump is working finely. I just do not seem to be getting fire. I installed brand new NGK plugs in the car. Are the the right plugs for this vehicle

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  • jgulforgod Jan 21, 2009

    Electrical Ciol

  • jgulforgod Jan 21, 2009

    It has an electrical ciol system

  • jgulforgod Jan 21, 2009

    I just tried the spark plug and it sparked. You can also hear the fuel pump pumping. The car actually sounds as if it wants to start it just won't. could it be that the fuel filter is clogged, not allowing the fuel to reach the engine. or could it be bad injectors. I have over a half tank of fuel.

  • Anonymous Feb 10, 2009

    i have the same problem dude

  • ethanholland Mar 14, 2009

    i have the same problem. i put in a new icm (ingnition controll modular) coil pack and its still not getting spark. does anyone know the next step?

  • Anonymous May 20, 2009

    Yeah, I had the same problem. I replaced the fuel pump :-(, replaced the module :-[ and (the next step) I replaced the crank sensor >:-[ and it still won't spark. Any ideas?

  • edison771 May 11, 2010

    does it have a distributor cap are is it electrical coils system



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Okay there should be a plug on there make sure it is pluged in all the way. If you have someone to help you pull one of the spark plugs out plug it in to the wire (Do Not Hold Wire with Bear Hands) use insulated pliers.try to start car if you don't see a spark from plug then it means that the coil pack is bad. If it does spark then it is possible thet it may be a fuel problem.

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