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2001 grand am won't start. The fuel pump is turning over and it's a new filter. The car will run when either is sprayed into the engine.
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Dschwery
May 24, 2006.



This sounds like the same trouble I had on a
94 GMC 4.3 vortec engine.
It would not start unless I sprayed starter fluid into the intake
When this first started the car would run ok, But then it got so that it would start but only run
at idle speed.
I was convinced that the fuel pump was good because it would squirt gas out when I disconnected the line and turn key on for about a foot.

It turned out to be the fuel pump afterall.
Make sure the fuel pump has enough presure for your car.

Tiny
Elgenco
Jun 19, 2006.