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My 1999 grand am gt cranks but wont start at all when i turn the key i dont hear the fuel pump but i replace it with a new one and i checked the coil things . All that happen was when i changed my car stereo.

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Check your fuses good, because you could of arced out a wire and blowed a fuse.

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I have a 1999 Pontiac Grand Am why won't my car start? it just spins but wont crank. I changed the core packs and it's still not cranking


The term " CRANK" is what the Starter is doing to the Engine. I think you mean is 'it Cranks but wont Start'.
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Why can't I hear the fuel pump?


on many cars , you need to crank it.
some have the prime key on for 3 seconds.
on jeeps.
check fuses first
check the ASD relay, if it dont energize the pump relay will be dead.
ASD >>> Fuelpump relay.

on jeeps, the ASD drops after 3 seconds, if the PCM sees errors.
http://www.fixkick.com/Jeeps/ASD.html

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Have a 1999 ford explorer sport 4x4, cranks want start. have replaced fuel pump, crank senser and cam senser, checked fuzes, replaced computer. doesnt seem to be firing


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I have a 1996 mercury sable that wont srat i pulled up at home about 2 hours later tried o leave and it did not start, i checked the coil pack for a spark and it gave no fire, so i replaced the coil pack...


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V6 hard to start.replaced coils sparkplugs . check relays and they check ok put new crank senser in still wont start. no dash lights work and there no fuel pressure on rail.and the motor cranks good and...


I think you've identified your own problem. In your description of the problem, you indicate "no fuel pressure on rail".....

First things first, try replacing the fuel filter. If this doesn't do the trick, make sure the fuel pump is actually pumping (you indicated that you hot wired it with a 12 volt DC supply and it ran). Running is one thing....pumping fuel another. To properly identify issue you need to know the cranking fuel pump pressure. If you can get it to start it would also be a very good idea to check out the fuel pressure regulator.

When you turn the key to the "ON" position (don't crank it, just to to the position where it would run) do you hear a few seconds worth of pump motor activity?

If it tried to start when you introduced fuel into the breather, then I think it's safe to say you have some sort of fuel delivery issue.

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no but it probably has a fuel pump or coil dead turn key to on position until dash lights up don't crank it you should hear grrrrrr from back seat that is fuel pump no grunt no pump!!!!if a grunt is present then I would consider checking out that ignition coil!!!cheers

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