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Old 06-22-2013, 12:42 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Old 06-22-2013, 09:19 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Fuel, air and fire. What are you missing?

Any codes on the ECM?
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Also replaced the coilpack because there was no spark from two coils but didn't change anything
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So..... Fuel?
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Until you know what is causing the no start, you won't know why its not starting.

Fuel: Delivery, timing at the injector, pressure.
Air: Flow rate, metering for the ECM, Idle control
Fire: Spark, timing

Combustion: Needs a mix of the three to occur. You have to have the right amount of fuel mixed with the air and a spark to ignite the burn. If anything is missing or not mixed/timed properly, the engine will not run. No start.

If the engine is turning over but not starting (running), then you have to go step by step and find out what is wrong with YOUR car. There are too many variables that will keep it from starting. Stop chasing post and stick to this one. Answer the questions and we can find the problem.

That said, you indicated you replaced the coil. Do you have a spark at the plugs/wires? If yes, check for fuel delivery and pressure. You can pick up a fuel pressure gauge at just about any parts store.

I have an appointment here shortly, but will check back when I'm finished.
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I am about to check if its sparking also wouldn't start with starting fluid
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That leaves fire. Unless there is a problem with the IACV. Did you hold the throttle open when you tried to start it with the fluid?
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Just tested fuel pressure it is getting fuel haven't been able to test the spark
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Were you getting at least 35 psi?
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We don't have a guage...
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