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85 camero z28 want crank

Getting fire to spark plugs ,tried starting fluid once nothing happened it turns over great. it use to run great and it just quit

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Try to see if you are getting fuel up to the carb by pulling of the hard line and have someone crank the car hold line away from yourself and into a bowl or cup. The fuel filter is inside the carb i belive (if its a quadrajunk) also check that. If it is fuel injected check fuel filter should be back under the car near tank discenct and see if you are getting fuel.

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94 jeep grand cherokee was running great got up the next morning to find its not firing anymore what couldve happened


why not answer simple questions first?
how many miles ? on this car?
no engine stated 4L or 5.2L???????????????????????
I guess you are working with no scan tool.?
NO voltmeter
I see now the only fact we have is the single
outside, spark coil is dead. 1 fact.
if its good (simple tests, ohm out the primary and secondary yet>?)
so that means the ECU is cutting spark
In fact I bet the ASD relay is not energizing
or is dropping out while cranking.
if the ASD drops, spark ends, a fact.
if the ASD drops you must scan it or use the key jive test (key on 3 times)
If the ASD drops do not buy a new PCM

the ASD drops for many reasons up to 8.
including VTSS errors. (yup)

1: ckp dead.
2: cmp dead
3: TPS pin 2, throttle angle at 100% or near 5v.
new 1volt is correct , foot off gas pedal.
4: If PCM see's spark is dead, it cuts fuel.with ASD
the ASD logic uses a 3 second rule.
all the above, must be good or it drops
when it drops vast things go off line,
fuel, and spark and more. its for crash protection
no crash and burn as seen on TV, and USA law.


questions
did you pull out the CKP ,with 1 bolt type, and slotted hole?
oops
did you pull out the distributor then not prevent loss of injector timing, oops2.
IS the cluster warning lamp on "SECURITY"
oops VTSS is un happy if yes, it can be bypassed
on this wire. below, VT/YL


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Cranks, why no start?


Usually because of an ignition or gas related problem. You need to check for spark at the plugs and for gas at the engine.

A quick method to check for a gas problem is to spray some starting fluid into the air intake on the throttle body. Take off the big boot from air filter housing to the engine, spray a shot of fluid into the engine, then try to start it. If it fires up and tries to run from the fluid for a few seconds, then you know it is a fuel problem. Maybe the fuel pump has quit working, or the fuel filter is clogged. If both are good, maybe a fuel injector circuit problem, less common but possible.

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Hi teabag,

I too, once owned a '95 z28, fun car to drive, anyway HO chevy small blocks w/EFI are notorious for being beasts on a cold start. Try this when you get ready to start the car turn the ignition on but don't start let it set there a few seconds you should hear the fuel pumping waking up. Now instead of holding the key and letting it crank and crank, just hit enough to let the engine fire. Not only will lengthen the life of your starter it will lengthen the life of the fuel pump.

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