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2001 pontiac grand am

Car turns over but will not fire up

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  • papabear1 Jun 24, 2008

    Yeah, checked everything. Changed plugs, boots, coils tested good, fuel filter changed, will be changing f/p regulator because I don't like the testing method on 2.4 ltr motor, compression good (180+ on all 4 cyl), trigger signal good.



    Does anybody know how to check coil housing? There must be a way. Nothing in manuals. Also nothing about crankshaft or camshaft position sensors for this engine.







  • elmecanico Oct 04, 2008

    my problem is the ingine a wont start i've a spark but no signal to the injectors i run the scaner and i get p0107 and p1107 what this is means

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I'm sure you've figured out your problem by now but for others with the same symptoms. One more thing could be a clogged catalytic converter/muffler. Even though it is not as common as it was when cats were first mandated and new engines running so clean. With all driving being "in town" where the engine does not get to op. temp during the daily comute it is still a possiblity. Also I'm sure you checked air filter but I didn't see it mentioned above. And with the fuel press regulator, before condemning it ensure it has a good source of vacuum.

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Sure its not the security feature?? does the securtiy light in the dash flash when key is in the on position? leave key in on position till it stops flashing (about 10min) then turn key off then start car. this is what my problem was.

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spark plugs, wires, old gas/water in the tank. Many differnt things could be wront. clogged fuel filter, fuel pump

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