Car Trouble

Tiny
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  • 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?

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

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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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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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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
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Ok I will try that thanks for all your help

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