Question about 2007 Chevrolet Cobalt Coupe

1 Answer

2007 chevy cobalt cranks. won't start. got fuel and no error codes.no fueses blown either.

Posted by on

  • joerobison76 Apr 10, 2011

    i have fuel at the injectors and have pressure too.

  • joerobison76 Apr 10, 2011

    Thanks for the help. I will have to get to it later. I have to take the wife to work.

×

1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    Superstar:

    An expert that got 20 achievements.

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

  • Master
  • 4,399 Answers

Thanks for choosing FixYa and welcome to the site. Have you checked for fuel and spark? The car needs air, fuel and fire to start. Since it is cranking, it is either fuel or fire. We need to test them both.

Posted on Apr 10, 2011

  • 2 more comments 
  • Richard Hale
    Richard Hale Apr 10, 2011

    You want to make sure the fuel pump is kicking on when you turn the key. You should hear it when you first turn the key. You want to check your fuel pump fuse/relay also. You could have a clog in the fuel filter. You want to make sure fuel is getting through the fuel filter. Check your fuel lines and see if you can see fuel at the fuel injectors. You could test the fuel pressure to make sure it is correct. You could refer to your manual for the correct measurements. If the fuel checks out, you need to test for spark at the plugs.

  • Richard Hale
    Richard Hale Apr 10, 2011

    OK. That rules out fuel. You need to test for spark. You need to take out your number one spark plug tube. You need to get a screw driver and place the metal end into the tube. You can lay it on the intake but make sure the screw driver is firmly in the tube. Place it on the intake or anything metal. Try to start the car. You should see a bright blue spark come from the plug tube. If you see the spark, you have fire. If you don't, that is the issue. If you have a spark plug tester, use it. If not, do it this way and let me know what you see.

  • Richard Hale
    Richard Hale Apr 10, 2011

    If you are getting spark, you need to make sure it is not your timing belt. It may be something electrical. If you are not, it could be several different things, such as plugs, wires, distributor, dist.cap, coil pack, rotor, cam or crank sensor. You will need a voltage meter to test any electrical wires to parts.

  • Richard Hale
    Richard Hale Apr 10, 2011

    You are welcome. Let me know if you need anything else and thanks for using FixYa.

×

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

The location of the fuel pump cut off switch on a 2005 Chevy Cobalt ?


There isn't one.
What testing have you done?
Make sure battery has a full charge. If it cranks good but won't start, have a helper crank it while you visually check for spark at the plugs. If spark everywhere, use a gage and check proper fuel pressure and fuel injector pulse. If your missing everything check for rpm signal. Any applicable trouble codes?
When you first turn on the key, no crank, can you hear the fuel pump run for a couple seconds? There is a fuel pump fuse in underhood fuse box.

May 29, 2017 | 2005 Chevrolet Cobalt

1 Answer

How to fix 2007 chevy cobalt with error code p0202


DTC P0202:Fuel Injector #2 Control Circuit .You could have an open in the wiring or in the fuel injector coil windings ! Check for voltage at the pink wire . The other wire comes from the PCM , a transistor inside the pcm turns the injector on an off by grounding the circuit . You can test this by hooking up a test light to battery positive an the other pointy end touch to a T pin probed into that terminal at the PCM . With engine cranking the test light should flash . You should also ohm check injector coil ! the resistance of each fuel injector should be 11-14 ohms.

Testing Fuel Injectors Fast

Jul 27, 2015 | Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

My 2007 Chevy Cobalt engine light blinks and the motor starts to miss. But the OBD code reader says there is a link error. I changed the spark plugs but it's still missing from time to time. What can I do?


Could be a bad coil but usually blinking is emission related, catalytic converter? Recommend you take that to a certified Chevy mechanic for a diagnostic, it's not that expensive.

Mar 10, 2015 | 2007 Chevrolet Cobalt Coupe

2 Answers

My 2007 Chevy Cobalt will not crank, and will not start. I try to start it and absolutely nothing happens. What is this, and how do I fix it?


check for fuel pressure or listen for fuel pump operation in fuel tank when you turn ignition switch to on position for ten seconds. if no could have faulty fuel pump fuse or relay pump could have failed.if yes hear fuel pump running could have plugged fuel filter. if fuel system okay problem could be ignition system.have vechicle code scan look for fault codes.could have faulty ignition module faulty camshaft sensor or crankshaft position sensor.faulty PCM.

Sep 12, 2013 | 2007 Chevrolet Cobalt Coupe

1 Answer

My chevy cobalt wont start


What about a defective (as in dead) starter?

Apr 22, 2013 | 2007 Chevrolet Cobalt Coupe

1 Answer

My 2008 XC70 won't start. I changed the battery and it still won't start. What could be wrong?


it could be any thing , start with fuel , make sure there is fuel in the car , then if you have a jumper cable , conected to other car and see if it start , if not then go and check the fuese like fuel pump relay , starter relay ..etc ...dose your car crank when you started or it totally dead like no sound ??

Mar 23, 2013 | 2007 Volvo XC70 Cross Country

1 Answer

2009 Chevy 2500 cranks but won't start


gas? diesel? if its a 6.0 gas they have problems with the crank sensor. check for fuel pressure and spark. read the computer codes. probably crank sensor or fuel pump

Mar 16, 2013 | Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

2007 chevy cobalt I went through water wont start


You're hydrolocked. Pull the sparkplugs out and crank the engine for 30-60 secs. there is a VERY GOOD CHANCE you could have done some major internal damage. Be prepared to replace your engine, but this might work.

Jun 24, 2009 | 2006 Chevrolet Malibu Maxx

1 Answer

Won't start or crank after wreck.


this is probably a safety. no explosion, shut down. check to make sure no wires were cut/damaged and look in the trunk for an emergency shut off. there might also be a shut down relay onboard. if there is it's under the hood in the relay box.

Sep 24, 2008 | 2007 Chevrolet Cobalt Coupe

3 Answers

2007 Chevrolet Cobalt Sedan LT Engine won't Start


i have a cobalt too and my car had done the same thing..wut my problem was that my fuse had blown out. look at ur fuse box and there should be one that would be for run or crank, check and make shure those arent blown and if not it may be ur fuel pump..ur car may not be getting enough fuel pressure for it to turn on.

Jul 26, 2008 | 2007 Chevrolet Cobalt Coupe

Not finding what you are looking for?
2007 Chevrolet Cobalt Coupe Logo

Related Topics:

826 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Chevrolet Experts

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

75066 Answers

Colin Stickland
Colin Stickland

Level 3 Expert

22095 Answers

Jeff Turcotte
Jeff Turcotte

Level 3 Expert

7754 Answers

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

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...