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Cavilier turns over,has spark,timming chain is fine but wont fire,i sprayed starting fluid in throttle body and no fire up for motor

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  • dullcrayon May 11, 2010

    if you sprayed starter fluid in throttle body and it didnt fire tells me no spark.


    how do you know you have spark?

    did you check spark through plug or just to top of plug?

    you need 3 things for the car to run 

    1 ignition source "spark"
    2 fuel                 "gas"
    3 oxygen            "air"

    if you sprayed starter fluid in carb that takes care of fuel 
    air is taken care of

    so that leaves spark

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What your saying, is the fuel pump doesn't work or your having other issues? Did you put a fuel pressure gauge on it?
You know you have spark and no timming issues,because you did ,what kind of testing to determine that.?
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