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97 Astro with new fuel filter and pump. Plugs,wires and cap! Still won't start. DEaler says that it will need a spider assembly. They say its leaking. However when you take the cover off from the inside you don't smell any gas...any suggestions? Also if it is the Spider assembly and I am able to get one off a wrecked/junked one will i have to buy any thing else that i won't be able to take off the junked? Ie; O rings....

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  • Anonymous Jan 06, 2010

    1 more thing. If it is the spider assembly and it was leaving a puddle shouldn't you be able to smell it? Thanks



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I would not use a junk yard spider injection unit, the worst thing is when they sit,anyway you will need a upper intake gasket set,also when you remove the upper plinum check the lines coming into the intake that feed the spider, those leak causing flooding and no start,see if gas is puddled in that area, you will see the lines once upper intake plinum is removed. hope this helps.

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