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Car won't start cranks over but doesn't fire. has spark but is kinda weak. new alternator put in. seems like no fuel getting to the engine.

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  • Anonymous Jul 18, 2008

    i have done the timing i have done the plugs i have done the plugwires i have done the starter i have done the injectors i have done all of this and it still wont fu**in run wats wrong with my car??????????????

  • jjacobs Jul 20, 2008

    Car started to cut out, died twice, third time would not start, it turns over but acts like its not getting fuel or has bad fuel. Have already put in stabilizer, heet and have changed fuel filter.

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Ignition Switch.

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Shoot it!

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Click this link below and follow the troubleshooting:------

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This will help.

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