Engine won't start occasionally

Tiny
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  • 1997 OLDSMOBILE DELTA 88
  • 150,000 MILES

I have a 97 Oldsmobile delta 88 that turns over but will not start at times. I thought I had a fuel pump problem so I replaced it. Started fine the first couple times than would not start. I could hear fuel pump run and had gas at the fuel rail shraeder valve. My car run great when it starts.

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Sunday, May 20th, 2012 AT 3:03 PM

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Tiny
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Have you checked the codes. For free AutoZone will pull codes. If you have any let me know what they are.
When trying to start make sure you have a good spark at the plugs. If you relaced the fuel pump then it may be you are not getting a constant spark

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Sunday, May 20th, 2012 AT 3:07 PM
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Also check your coil pack for any signs of leaking, discoloration etc.

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Sunday, May 20th, 2012 AT 5:41 PM
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I checked for codes with obd 11 pocketscan code reader. The code that came up was p0336 crankshaft position sensor A ckt range/perf. I checked my haynes and am not sure if I will be able to replace this sensor. Can you give me some feedback

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Sunday, May 20th, 2012 AT 6:27 PM
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What is your engine liter size and the 8th letter on your VIN - I have changed them before - you should be able to.

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Sunday, May 20th, 2012 AT 7:32 PM
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3.8 K the coil pack does not show any sign of leakage

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Sunday, May 20th, 2012 AT 7:50 PM
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Okay 3.8L Vin K is located henind right side of crank pulley. I have attached several pics. The main one, then I broke that down in case you couldn't see it good enough.

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Sunday, May 20th, 2012 AT 9:41 PM
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Thanks for the info. Gona try replacing the crankshaft position sensor.

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Sunday, May 20th, 2012 AT 10:16 PM

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