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Engine cranks but wont start

I just replaced the radiator and got it running then drove it 50 mile's home shut it off a few times on the way no problems. the next day i tried to start it an it will just crank. it sounds like it is only getting spark partly cause it sounds like it will almost start then it just goes back to crank. pulled the air filter and can smell gas, can hear the pump, what could it be?

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  • josephmork Feb 19, 2009

    Ill try that thank you

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Lets forget about the items you replaced.This sounds like a differnt problem;1the reason you get the gas smell is because the engine is not fireing and gas is is waiting about in the cyclenders waiting to fire: my main suspect in this case would be battery/alternator;; if your air filter is ok.? try jump starting the car if this successful then its a battery/alternator problem.hope this helps.adrian

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