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Questions regarding problems starting an engine. May be related to the starter system or other problems preventing the engine from running

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As dlu pointed out in the comments the extra fuel is what is helping it start. but it could be several reasons why this is needed. your injectors might be fouled your fuel pressure might be low it c …
answered Nov 7 '16 by Cc Dd
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some stuff to check: is your alternator giving enough power? use a voltmeter when the car is running and touch the leads to the pos and neg terminals of the battery it should read at a minimum 13.5 …
answered Nov 7 '16 by Cc Dd
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It sounds like a backfire. here are a few things to check grab a timing light and see if your spark timing is where it should be. pull the spark plugs and look for damage corrosion or if they are b …
answered Nov 20 '16 by Cc Dd
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I am going to assume AAA tested the system with a battery load tester and tested the starter by starting it a few times while they were there. Possible problems to look into does your alternator …
answered Nov 8 '16 by Cc Dd
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bad starter motor or bad lead to starter motor most likely. It could also be that the jump was done from a car that did not produce enough amps or your battery was flat and did not wait long enough t …
answered Nov 4 '16 by Cc Dd
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Checklist for older non working vehicles: Does it have spark? Is the spark in the correct firing order Are there any cylinders without spark Do you have fuel Is there too much fuel Is there too litt …
answered Nov 17 '16 by Cc Dd
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ok a few things to check then do you have enough compression? are you cranking fast enough you should be able to smell fuel as your cranking. take any filters or intake off and smell what happens. m …
answered Nov 17 '16 by Cc Dd
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things to check: does it have spark. pull a sparkplug and ground it or hook a timing light up to a cable and see if you have spark do you smell fuel out the exhaust pipe after cranking? if you do yo …
answered Nov 18 '16 by Cc Dd