Mechanics

START PROBLEMS CHEVY V6 3.1LITER

1993 Chevrolet Corsica

Bout 152000 miles on it

came out to start it turned it over and it dies with a long zoom sound to it. Tried to start it again gave it gas from under the hood cranked but I had to keep pumping it then it backfired and died again. Checked with a professional and he told me it may be a timing belt but id have to bring it in id really prefer to do it myself. Can anyone confirm this?
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IGotProblems
June 3, 2007.



First thing to do, To check and see if the timing chain has broke, I would remove the front valve cover, Then jack up the front end of the car, Try to turn the crank shaft pulley, With a buddy or someone to let you know if any of the rocker arms are moving, If not then youre timing chain is shot. If things checkout there, Then I would look at youre intake manifold gasket could have a blown, In which causes a Vaccum leak.

Good Luck.

Tiny
E40water12
Jun 9, 2007.