Mechanics

WHY WONT MY CAR START?

1992 Mazda MX3 • 180,000 miles

When I turn the key the engine cranks over like it wants to start, has spark, but will not fire. I tried spraying "starting fluid" into the butterfly valve on the engine however that didnt help. Any suggestions would be much appreciated would like to get the car started a.S.A.P
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Shafey1
December 13, 2011.



f both fuel and spark is present-check the valve and ignition timing, this will lead you to problems

with compression and valves opening and closing at the wrong time/broken or jumped timing

http://www.2carpros.com/articles/car-cranks-but-wont-start

Rasmataz
Dec 13, 2011.