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My car wont start and it gots fuel and spark?

My 96 escort wagon 1.9l wont start. it quit while running, and now it wont start again. have had it checked by friends.put on a new fuel filter and fuel injector relay. was told i got gas and spark. was told my timing belt is on.turns over like it wants to start. was told it could be clogged fuel injectors. how do i know if this is true and what do i do if it is not clogged fuel injectors?

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  • robert sigelnski Apr 12, 2009

    okay the rocker arms dont move and the timing belt looks stripped.how do i replace it

  • Dave  C
    Dave C May 11, 2010

    Fuel injectors don't just clog and stop the car. It is possible the timing belt jumped. Does it seem to turn over faster and sound like a sewing machine?

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Double check the timing belt. It might be on but stripped. Have some one crank it over and look in the oil fill cap to see if the rocker arms are moving when you crank it.

Posted on Apr 12, 2009

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    Clint Smock Apr 13, 2009

    It would be best to buy a repair manual. It will show you what to remove and the timing marks so you can line everything back up. You can pick up a manual at about any part store for about 20-25 dollars.

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