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Replaced motor in 96 sunfire car will not run. Acts like it is flooding out. Have got it to run a few times. Changed map sensor, coil pack, fuel pressure sensor, injectors, crank position sensor, pretty much am at a loss.

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Where did the motor come from 2.2 in 1996 im pretty sure it have to be a 96 motor i had same problem some sencers are not the same but plug in the same its messed

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Did the old motor run? Is this a used motor? Did you hear this motor run before you installed it? Have you tried running it with the exhaust unbolted from the manifold?

Posted on Nov 10, 2010

  • Dylan Nov 10, 2010

    Never heard motor run but confident it did. I have not tried disconnecting exhaust but am willing to try whatever it takes. Last time I got it running it was rough sounded like it was firing in wrong order then heard a pop an now sounds like no compression when its turning over.

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    Clint Smock Nov 11, 2010

    Is this a 2.2 or 2.4? What was wrong with the old motor?

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