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I have a 1997 grand prix and it wont start.

I changed the crank sensor and it still wont start. It turns over, but wont startt. I pulled the pluggs and they were fowel. I think it might be the timing chain and if it is, is this a difficutl job to do?

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    i just got my head gasket repaired, there was water mixed with my engine oil which caused blown had bad transmission but it use to run good. i used to to drive it manually. but all of the sudden it stopped. and is not even cranking.
    plz help me i have already spent $ 1500 on this car.



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Try to replace the upper intake manifold. I own 2 GP's and one just kept turning over and over but would never start. I had the upper intake manifold changed and she runs like new. ake sure you change the oil, spark plugs and DO NOT USE DEX COOL, that **** is what caused my intake to go bad. Use the orignal green or someting else just no dex cool!! Good luck

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Start with the Cheaper Fix First. Change the Fuel Filter and Get the Fuel Pump Checked for Preasure. That Timing belt is a Big job and you will need to reset the Timing which can be Very Difficult. Did it run Smooth Before???? If so the Timing belt is Probably Fine anyway.

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