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Car will not start..the check engine light and low coolant light is on...

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  • kelfitim May 11, 2010

    Does it click or does it turn over and not start?

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    honeymokey May 11, 2010

    Does it turn over at all?

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Disconnect the air intake to the throttle body and spray some Ether into the throttle body and see if it will attempt to fire. If it doesn't, you might want to get a spark plug tester and plug it in to see if you are getting any fire, if you are getting fire, the timing chain might be at fault, if you aren't getting fire, you will need to go to the source of distribution of voltage...the module would be a next good place to look...good luck!

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