Mechanics

WHY WONT IT START?

1998 Chevrolet Blazer • 130,000 miles

The blazer got water in the gas tank changed it put new gas in it. It started for a second then backfired and wont start at all it keeps turning but wont fire over what can the problem be?
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Crazyp
September 5, 2012.



Possibly there is still water in the system.
Release the shrader/banjo bolt at fuel rail and crank the engine briefly to purge the water from there. Use a rag to cover to prevent spillage. Retighten and try again.

If it fails, check for sparks.

KHLow2008
Sep 5, 2012.