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We bought a 2001 Chevy Cavalier for our son. The

We bought a 2001 Chevy Cavalier for our son. The prior owner said it needed a fuel pump and serpantine belt. Replaced both, and filled small hole in antifreeze resevoir and car started but ran hot. Took for a test drive and the gage dropped and everything seemed ok. Even though the gage was ok, the fix on the resevoir didn't hold and started steaming. Re-fixed the hole and now the car won't start. Got a new battery and now it still won't turn over. It sounds like it wants to, but just won't. Any ideas?

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  • Don Moss Jun 14, 2009

    Sorry, the prior owners said a WATER pump and belt, not a fuel pump. Any ideas greatly appreciated. Also now the car is giving off a strange odor when starting - definately not gas smell.

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Wow, thats a tough one! Even after the cars been hot, it should start a couple hours later...if not...my guess is you've got the car knocked out of "time" somehow. Time to take it to the mechanic :O(

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