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Engine turns over, but wont start

Car ran fine until it rained really hard, and battery compartment filled with water, and since hasnt cranked. it will turn over, but will not crank. any information would be helpful. also is getting fuel, I can smell it when I depress accelerator pedal. thanks for any help. Shane

email is sw_shane@yahoo.com or phone is 903.715.3996, thanks

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Hi, Check water in the distributer cap. If that doesn't work try the fuel pump relay.

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