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Sounds like it wants to start up, but doesn't. No problems showed up in a diagnostic test, mechanic is puzzled. It just died going down street, I pulled over and tried starting it 10 min. later. It started, wnt home and next morn. it wouldn't start. Battery, starter, alternator, and etc. all have checked out ok. Why won't it start up?

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    Donnie Wilson May 11, 2010

    does this have one coil pack for all cylinder?

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There are too many variables involved and without further tests you would only be guessing. The problem needs to be broken down to either fuel or ignition assuming you have compression and the mechanics of the engine are sound. Firstly try spraying a little engine starting fluid into the intake and see if it will fire or run for a few seconds. If it starts on starting fluid you have a fuel problem, if not then its electrical. From there you can report back and the fault can be further diagnosed.

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Replace the high pressure feul filter. it would appaer that the engine is being starved of feul.

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