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Died out while on expressway. Now it cranks wont start

Charged the battery etc and put starter fluid in. it started for a bit but shut off once the fluid burnt off. The timing was just changed not to long ago

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If it starts with the fluid the timing is fine and so are the sensors and ignition.
turn the radio off and park it in a quiet space turn your key on and listen.

you should hear a low hum or whine from the fuel pump

if you don't check the fuse first, if the fuse is fine go on to the inertia switch.

locate the inertia switch for your fuel pump and reset it. ( see owner's manual to locate it )

if there's still no pumping action go on to the final step

your rear seat flips forward all the way until the entire bench rests against the front seats. there's a little carpet flap that you can lift up that exposes the top of the fuel pump assembly. cycle the key a few times and listen at that point.

if you hear nothing then expect a hefty bill for a pump

but there's hope some good news in this you can avoid a tow by doing the following

have someone crank the car while you "thump" the top of the tank with your fist or a rubber hammer.
it doesnt always work but sometimes you can jarr the pump loose and drive the car to where you'll be fixing it.

Paul

Posted on Jul 12, 2009

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