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Cobalt will not start

Coil packs not getting any fye when trying to crank I smell gas what is the prblem

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Crank sensor, cam sensor, broken wire, corroded connection. just a few posibilities

Posted on Dec 29, 2013

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At least take the time to remove your computer connector & check & clean all contacts with battery disconnected, negative first.. Clean good with an electrical cleaner spray can. re-connect then re-connect battery, with negative last.

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SOURCE: cobalt no spark

I was going to say crank sensor, but you changed it. What have you done to it latley? Or did this just start? I kinda want to say PCM for some reason. Any welding done on the car latley?

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possible timing belt slipped or broken.

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SOURCE: strong gas smell coming from my cobalt at all times

Look in the back of the car. The fuel pump lines like to break. You will not be able to see them, but you will smell and see that the fuel tank is wet. Call your local dealership, have you vin # and milage, ask them if it's covered by warrenty.

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Maybe the fuel pump is going out have the fuel pressure checked. Or you have a defective coil pack. You should have taken it back to who ever put the coil pack on, right away when you first started having trouble.

Posted on Jan 04, 2010

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Sorry about the spell trying to eat but my car cut off on me so I was thinking that I ran out of gas so I put some gas in my car an now it's no power inside my car no light inside out my head light come on...


Cranking HARD ?
No Cranking ?
Smell Gas ?
Cranks Fast ?
POSSIBLE - * Battery dead or weak (alternator may not be charging right or gone bad) . * No fire coil pack(s) / rotor button distributor cap Faulty . * Cranks fast ( getting fire but no gas )
FIXES - * JUMP START IF POSSIBLE and if car starts take off 1 battery cable if car dies the ALTERNATOR IS BAD . * Pull 1 plug wire off and check for a hot spark or any spark for that matter .
Could be multiple things with multiple fixs need more info for a more precise answer. Start with the basics POWER +/- , FUEL , AIR , FIRE
Hope this Helps , Flaming Ratchets Auto Repair

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My 2000 Chrysler 300m wont start it turns over but wont fire its getting gas but wont fire


Are you certain it's getting gas, does it smell flooded?
Pull one of the plugs, see if its wet after cranking.
Ground plug and check for spark, if no spark, problem could be crank sensor or coil packs.

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How to fix a1998 buick century to start fuel filter new and airfilter turning over but not starting gets gas


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Im getting a misfire and the mechanic says its coming from cylinder 2, but says that spark plugs and wires are good, but that it could be coil or injector unless its deep into engine, what should i do?


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Car turns over but won't start. battery good, alternator about to be replaced, though alt. has nothing to do with the problem. what next?


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I was going to say crank sensor, but you changed it. What have you done to it latley? Or did this just start? I kinda want to say PCM for some reason. Any welding done on the car latley?

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