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Cranks but won't fire. ran fine just before this happened

Hooked cables up to it, cause battery had no juice after it quit running. It has gas.Will a scan tool help me isolate the problem?

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    TripleTauto May 11, 2010

    NEED to check the basics see if your getting fire to plugs fuel pressure and lets go from there

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It will if you have the Code book to tell you what Codes are What. Try Locating the Fuse Relay Panel under the Hood, Look for the Relay that is Marked "Fuel Pump" "Starter" Replace these and see what you Have. Also, Check the Tension on your Belt. If the Belt Tensioner is not holding the Belt Tight Enough you will get the No Start Prob as Stated above. Let me Know! Please Rate my Response, I need all the Help That I can Get! Thanks!

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