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Old 05-16-2009, 10:25 AM   #1
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Okay guys i go start my car this morning and it cranks but it doesn't turn over I try again and still nothing. I tried 2 minutes later it turns over but then it died . What could the problem be fuel pump maybe ?
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Old 05-16-2009, 01:17 PM   #2
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Out of gas, fuel pump, fuel pump relay, ECU, the list goes on. You'll need to figure out if it's getting gas or spark.
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Old 05-16-2009, 01:21 PM   #3
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most common problem without actually diagnosing from my experience is the fuel pump.
It's on it's way out... I do have one if interested...But you can check as the above mentioned post first. pm me if you want one.
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Old 05-16-2009, 03:30 PM   #4
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Check the distributor, is it properly pluged in??

Same thing happen to my bros e30
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Old 05-16-2009, 04:00 PM   #5
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How can it crank but doesn't turn over?
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Old 05-16-2009, 05:01 PM   #6
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How can it crank but doesn't turn over?

The engine cranks.. but doesn't start.
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Old 05-16-2009, 06:07 PM   #7
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Okay guys so what ended up happening is I flooded the engine I need to give the car a tune up and everything should be good. I checked for spark and i was getting fuel. What I did was I unplugged the fuel pump cranked then plugged it back in and she fired up. Thank you to everyone for your suggestions.
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Old 05-18-2009, 10:34 AM   #8
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Car looked good at the meet yesturday, cannot wait till you have the full kit on it and painted.....and keep that front end....it rocks!!!!
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Old 05-18-2009, 11:35 PM   #9
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Thanks Rich . Its gonna take a little while but its a work in progress =D
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