CAR TROUBLE

  • Tiny
  • ebonner
  • 1993 Mitsubishi Expo
  • 4 CYL
  • 2WD
  • automatic
  • 150,000 miles

I have a 1993 Mitsubish Expo (Eagle Summit) that just cut out on me. It gets spark and Gas but will not start can you help he figure out the problem?

Tuesday, July 12th, 2011 AT 4:07 PM

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  • Tiny
  • KHLow2008
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Are the sparks strong?
Have you checked the compression?

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Tuesday, July 12th, 2011 AT 4:14 PM
  • Tiny
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Yes; it gets spark and gas but it wont start.

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Tuesday, July 12th, 2011 AT 4:21 PM
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  • KHLow2008
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Weak sparks might not start the engine.

Have you checked the compression?
Was aanything doene prior to this occurring?

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Tuesday, July 12th, 2011 AT 4:46 PM
  • Tiny
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I had a rear control arm done. When that was finished I drove it to the store when I got a block from my house at a stop light it did a quick shake and just cut out. We thought it was the timing belt but that was fine then we checked the spraks and gas that was fine too. I will have them check the sparks again and compression again. Thanks For you help if you can think of anything else please let me know

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Tuesday, July 12th, 2011 AT 4:52 PM
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  • KHLow2008
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Are the injectors firing?
Put some starting fluids in the throttle body to check if it fires up briefly.

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Tuesday, July 12th, 2011 AT 5:07 PM
  • Tiny
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Ok I will try that thanks for all your help

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Tuesday, July 12th, 2011 AT 5:14 PM

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