CAR GOT HOT AS I WAS PULLING INTO MY DRIVEWAY

  • Tiny
  • crmj1975
  • 1994 Buick Century
  • 145,000 miles

Car got hot as I was pulling into my driveway. I shut it off let it cool and added coolant. Now it wont start, it turns over and sometimes acts like it is going to fire off but doesn't. I checked plugs and wires and disconnected the battery put battery cables back on and it still wont start. What else could I try.

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Thursday, January 3rd, 2013 AT 8:52 PM

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  • JDL
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Have a helper crank it, while you visually check for spark at the spark plugs. If you have spark everywhere, use a gage and check fuel pressure. Also, check for injector pulse. If all that checks out, check cylinder compression.

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Thursday, January 3rd, 2013 AT 9:47 PM
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Thanks

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Friday, January 4th, 2013 AT 9:46 PM
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No problem. Let us know.

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