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Hi. My '91 Cierra went to a great shop for emissions repair. It passed and ran great. On the way home, it died, coasted to a stop and it started right up and came home. Daughter went the mall, she came out and it would not not start. Left the car and went back the next day to tow it home and it started so drove it home. Turned it off and now it won't start again. Engine spins fine but it won't even begin to fire. If I let it sit a few hours, it will probably start again. Help! Thanks! Robert

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  • rcflory Mar 21, 2011

    Hi Jason. Sorry this took so long to respond, but your info was in my spam box. I am getting fuel out of the injector pressure release . Pulled a plug and it was wet so I'll check electrical next.
    I long for the old days like my '52 MG. Very basic and I rebuilt every thing from the ground up. No
    emissions garbage to get in the way! Anyway, thanks for your input and I'll be in touch.
    In His Service,



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Hi Robert,
This sounds like you have a problem in one of these 2 ares: 1. Have the ignition system checked for spark, it may have a faulty ignition module or coil. 2. Have the fuel system checked for pressure and flow, it may have a faulty fuel pump or injector signal.
Let me know if you need more information.

Posted on Mar 19, 2011

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    Jason Maurirere Mar 21, 2011

    Not a problem Robert I await your reply on what you find.



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