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Car will not crank engine seem to be locked up

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  • Andrew Smith
    Andrew Smith Mar 15, 2011

    Did you try turning the crank over by hand?



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Assuming the battery is fully charged, and starter is in o.k. condition, and the engine has no serious damage, you could try removing the spark plugs and make sure the engine cylinders are not full of fuel or,( hydrolocked). If it is, ground out the ignition (to prevent fire) and remove the fuel pump fuse. Next, while covering the engine with rags, (or whatever you have) crank the engine to expel fuel from the cylinders.Next put spark plugs back in and reconnect the ignition. Do not put fuel pump fuse in yet, while cranking engine, spray starting fluid in throttle body, if it starts, replace fuel pump fuse and try again. Hope this helps.

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