WHY WONT IT START?

  • Tiny
  • Crazyp
  • 1998 Chevrolet Blazer
  • 130,000 miles

The blazer got water in the gas tank changed it put new gas in it. It started for a second then backfired and wont start at all it keeps turning but wont fire over what can the problem be?

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Wednesday, September 5th, 2012 AT 7:40 PM

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  • KHLow2008
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Possibly there is still water in the system.
Release the shrader/banjo bolt at fuel rail and crank the engine briefly to purge the water from there. Use a rag to cover to prevent spillage. Retighten and try again.

If it fails, check for sparks.

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Wednesday, September 5th, 2012 AT 7:44 PM

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