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New 95 sunfire..problems already, to be expected though

Hi, i just bought a 95 sunfire, 5 gr , 4 dr plan jane no options,,its got a 2.2l in it, and its running pretty good, once in awhile i need to give it gas to get it going, the starter cranks but doesnt engage for about 30 secs, i know your not suppose to give it gas cause its fuel injected, but i needed it started, so then i smell gas. My question is how do you tell when the fuel pump is going south? The valve cover is missing a bolt in the middle, that cant be good. the manifold gets really hot, i dropped a piece of grease on it when iwas cleaning it and it smoked. Yea, i got a great deal on it, anm will to put money into it, a new moter even if it needs it, this one has 277,000 on it,can you help me out with my new project?

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The fuel pump will show failure usally under load. when the car needs more gas. should idle fine but when you accelerate it will putt. hope it helps. maybe a starter cylinoid. you said it doesnt crank? if it does crank always check spark and fuel first. could be cps.(crankshaft position sensor)

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