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Wont start changed fuel pump. gets gas and spark

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  • robert coffin Apr 20, 2014

    no, it cranks normally. I get a code 42 when making the check engine light flash. I have read every possible thread on the 42 code. My friend even got a new asd relay, no chnge. if I hold the gas pedal all the way to the floor, it will barely idle, and that is rough and shakes the car. the injectors are clicking when I hold a screwdriver to my ear and put it against the injector while the owner is holding the pedal, so it will idle. THere is spark, but I read another site and it says to buy a spark tester to ensure theres enough voltage at the plug. I mu

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    jason Apr 20, 2014

    it sounds like the timing belt is a tooth or two off. You will have to remove the timing cover. Being a car newer than 1996 it will also have a four digit code( it will look like P0000) stored in the computer. you should find out with a scan tool what codes are in it.

  • robert coffin Apr 20, 2014

    Sorry, computer froze while entering comment. Yes, tomorrow I am going to buy a scanner. If my friends keep driving cars falling apart, that real mechanics won't touch, I can probably save myself lots of time. I do enjoy the challenge. I am not however going to enjoy taking the timing cover off this 99 dodge neon! the only reason I have hesitated with the timing belt, is when I put in the new fuel pump as told to him by a garage, it wouldn't start. so of course I took the line lose at the injector rail. when he cranked over the engine so I could check the flow rate, the car ran smoothly at a fast idle on just the gas remaining in the rail! I know, WHAT! I hooked the line back up, no run or even idle with the gas held to the floor. So, less pressure, runs. normal pressure, don't run. Today, it doesn't do that. I think, the scan tool will give us more info. I will post after I get it. Thank you for the help so far!

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Have you checked the timing belt? Does it crank over faster than normal?

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