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What would make my 1994 dodge shadow back fire and not start when i pour some gas in the engine i changed the fuel pump and checked the timing and it still won't start it just back fires could it be my cam shaft it has a 2.2 engine

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  • flynn_t May 16, 2010

    i changed the coil put a new one on and also a new ignition switch and still the same thing back fires but still won't start

  • flynn_t May 16, 2010

    i have changed the computer too and still the same thing back fires and still won't start

  • flynn_t May 16, 2010

    just checked the cam shaft and it appears to be alrightis there a crank shaft sensor on a 1994 dodge shadow and if there is where is it located

  • flynn_t May 17, 2010

    there is no crank shaft sensor on my 1994 dodge shadow and checked to see if my exhaust was plugged and it doen't appeared to be plugged and there isn't no ignition module on it but i have changed the pickup coil and still won't start just back fires

  • flynn_t May 17, 2010

    if the o2 sensor is gone would this cause my car to backfire and not start

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It could be a weak coil, bad ignition module. a bad crank sensor or even a bad computer. If you poured fuel down the and it still did the same thing then it wasnt a fuel issue. It is ignition related

Posted on May 16, 2010

  • Susan Price May 16, 2010

    I did not say ignition switch. I said ignition module. Are you sure the spark plugs arnt fouled out. if there black you have a fuel control issue. Could be a pressure regulator, altitude sensor like map or MAF depending on what you have or 02 sensors, Or even a clogged exhaust system. Remove the 02 sensors and try to start if you suspect a clogged exhaust.

  • flynn_t May 16, 2010

    I changed the pickup coil and rotar button and distributar cap and still will not start it just back fires

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