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Engine turns but won't start

Plugs are fine. New battery. New alternator. Can't find any lose grounds. Acts like it wants to start but won't. Was running fine then went out one morning and wouldn't start. This was 2 weeks after the alternator was replaced. The first thing I did was replace the battery as upon testing it was bad.

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Check fuel pressure. From what your explaining that is what it sounds like. Should be around 30psi and hold. Very common problem for any car that is parked overnight or filled up with gas and then it doesnt start the next day.

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Check fuel pressure. Sounds like a bad pump or plugged fuel filter.

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body controll module [BCM]or power controll module[PCM],witch ever one feeds the instrument cluster,HAVE BOTH CHECKED FOR DEFAULT TROUBLE CODES, or check electrical harness all the way through for grounded wires that may be causing a short & not blowing fuses,I WOULD CHECK BOTH THE COMPUTERS [BCM] & [PCM] FIRST,MOST ARE FED BY [PCM] TO INSTRUMENT CLUSTER,which controlls the battery light to alternator.

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check the fuel pump relay! It sounds like it is one of your relays. If it was an electrical or sensor problem, the check engine light would be on.

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SOURCE: battery light still on, after replacing alternator & battery

check the fuses and make sure they are all good. they will be located in fuse box under hood.

Posted on Oct 03, 2009

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