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Has not been started in 3 years.i replaced the battery but engine will not fire.

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Hello bukskin007
I would say that 3 year old untreated gas combined with cold weather may be the problem. But you
can check for spark by removing a plug wire insert an old spark plug into the wire and ground the plug,have someone crank it over you should see spark to the electrode. And you could check for
fuel to the injectors by depressing the pin on the schrader type valve(tire valve) on the fuel rail after
cranking it over for a couple of seconds. But I would start with some fresh gas and maybe a fuel
filter. Hope this is helpful.

Posted on Feb 09, 2011

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