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Car not starting

Getting gas from pump getting spark at electronic coil, starter turning over car wont start

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  • Richard Perkins
    Richard Perkins May 11, 2010

    Hi.

    Is this petrol or diesel, and electronic ignition or mechanical distributor? Also is any form of immobiliser or security system fitted. This will help with diagnosis.



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Hi,
If it is electronic ignition, check you are actually getting a spark at the plugs. If not, there may be an immobiliser fault, or a fault with the crank sensor. The crank sensor tells the ignition when to fire. If it doesn't get a signal, you won't get a spark.

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