Question about Saturn SL

1 Answer

Changed spark plugs wires and coils now engin is knocking starting ruff and wont stay running why?

Posted by on

  • Anonymous Mar 23, 2014

    we change the spark plugs and ignition plugs and now the car wont start

×

1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    Top Expert:

    An expert who has finished #1 on the weekly Top 10 Fixya Experts Leaderboard.

    Superstar:

    An expert that got 20 achievements.

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

  • Saturn Master
  • 5,332 Answers

Year, make, model, engine size?

Posted on Mar 19, 2011

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Codes P0325, P0330, P0300, P0308, P1404, P0058. I know. ..just went to get my oil change the mechanic told me he had found the engine light with those codes. It's a 2005 Dodge Durango V8-287 4.7L SOHC. I...


These codes are telling you that you are having cylinders misfiring..And the knock sensor is picking up detonation knocks..with all these codes your engine must be running really bad.. Start by checking your spark plugs.. spark plug wires, coils.. EGR system. If you allow this condition to continue it will ruin youir cats.. a very costly repair. Check to see which cylinder is misfiring.. One of the codes indicated it was #8 cylindler. run the engine and disconnect the spark plug.. if there is no change or very little change in how the engine is running.. try moving the wire to another plug and moving that plug wire to the #8.. If the Problem travels with the wire.. its the wire.. if #8 still has the problem.check the plug and coil... Keep looking until you find the ofending cylinders and repair them.. Check to make sure the hoses are hooked up to your EGR and it is functioning... post a comment here and let us know how you are doing.

May 26, 2014 | Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

Engine problem


Probably a head gasket problem,once again. It's burning the coolant off the plug . To make sure ,use a "block tester" from NAPA ,it is a liquid that changes color with the presence of exhaust gas in the coolant.

Apr 14, 2014 | 2005 Cadillac STS

1 Answer

No fire to number one coil


before you go for the worst position, get first the spark plug out and check if it is burnt. Have you changed spark plugs before? Second If the spark plug is ok,then do a compression test,to see whether you do have any problem with either an inlet or exhaust valve. The other thing is since you swap coil,have you checked whether the faulty coil works or not on the other spark plug? if it is working and the good coil on the faulty cylinder does work then the fault is either on the coil side,or the wiring from the ECU to the coil is either broken,cracked,or shorted. The last thing you do then is the ECU.

Mar 03, 2014 | 2001 Lincoln Continental

1 Answer

95 toyota t100 3.4L extended cab check engine light


Hello, this engine has 3 ignition coils on the passenger side cylinder head, each coil fires two spark plugs, the spark plugs on thew other side have plug wires connected to one of the coils on the other side, the #6 cylinder wire connects to the #3 coil, try replacing the spark plug wires

Jun 10, 2017 | 1995 Toyota T100 Xtracab

1 Answer

1965 ford galaxy 500 352 v8 wont stay running


Are you sure you have the plug wires on right, and the point gap is right ? I am assuming you have checked the carb and ruled out a fuel problem.

May 29, 2013 | Ford Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

Engine running ruff ,engine misfiring even after plug change ,wires changed rotor and distributor


check the map sen check for vacuum and check to see if at idle if removed vacuum from the map sens Eng should stall however it a known wit the distributor pick up coil to not put out a good signal to the coil their for poor spark and poor idle also check for water in fuel

Nov 11, 2010 | 1993 GMC Sierra K1500

3 Answers

Check engine light


A multi misfire may mean that one or more of the following has happened:
Faulty spark plug or wires, Faulty coil (pack), Faulty oxygen sensor(s), Faulty fuel injector(s), Stuck/blocked EGR valve / passages, Faulty camshaft position sensor, Defective computer.

The engine is stumbling or hesitating, check all wiring and connectors that lead to the cylinders (i.e. spark plugs). Depending on how long the ignition components have been in the car, it may be a good idea to replace them as part of your regular maintenance schedule. I would suggest spark plugs, spark plug wire, distributor cap, and rotor (if applicable). Otherwise, check the coils (a.k.a. coil packs). In some cases, the the problems were faulty fuel injectors. 

Random misfires that jump around from one cylinder to another (read: P030x codes) also will set a P0300 code. The underlying cause is often a lean fuel condition, which may be due to a vacuum leak in the intake manifold or unmetered air getting past the airflow sensor, or an EGR valve that is stuck open.

Good luck and hope this information helps, keep me posted, be glad to help you get the truck running 100% again. Not sure if your running a K&N air filter, and if you are there may be a flim of oil on the MAF sensor that is making you run lean. You may want to spray down the MAF sensor with a can of MAF cleaner. 

Jul 02, 2009 | 2004 Dodge Ram 1500

1 Answer

1988 Chevy Van No Spark


Have you put a spark plug fire tester on the plug wire and verified there is no fire at the plugs or do you just figure because it is getting gas if must be an issue with the fire. I ask this because the age of the truck it may have a plugged converter or muffler on the truck and if one of them are plugged it won't allow the engine to pull the fuel into the cylinders and fire. You can remove the 02 sensor ahead of the cat and the truck will start if one of them is plugged up. The truck will not run well but it will start and run ruff. Hope this helps.

Apr 10, 2017 | 1988 Chevrolet G30

1 Answer

How do you change spark plugs and wires


Remove the plastic coil cover from the middle of each valve cover. Remove the coils. Unscrew and remove the spark plugs. Installation is the reverse....

If you have wires, you have three coils and not six and you've actually got wires. To remove one end of a wire, first twist, then pull. If it won't twist, use spray silicone lubricant.

You may have a large plastic beauty cover over the top of your engine. If it's in the way, remove the four nuts and the cover.

thanks.

Oct 16, 2008 | 1997 Oldsmobile Silhouette

Not finding what you are looking for?
Cars & Trucks Logo

Related Topics:

77 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Saturn Experts

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

75822 Answers

Colin Stickland
Colin Stickland

Level 3 Expert

22156 Answers

Jeff Turcotte
Jeff Turcotte

Level 3 Expert

8210 Answers

Are you a Saturn Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...