CAR WONT START

  • Tiny
  • jnoble49
  • 1998 Chevrolet Cavalier
  • 4 CYL
  • 2WD
  • automatic

1998 cavalier 2.2 Will not start. Fuel pump is working, fuel is passing thru the line filter. Spark plugs are new an firing. Sprayed ether into breather an still car only cranks

Sunday, August 14th, 2011 AT 5:30 PM

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  • Tiny
  • JDL
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  • 16,236 posts

You may need to check compression. Use a gage and check for proper fuel pressure. If your spark---timing and compression are ok, I don't know why it wouldn't hit with starter fluid? Can you check if the system is running rich or lean? Any applicable trouble codes? Are the spark plugs dry?

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Sunday, August 14th, 2011 AT 6:17 PM
  • Tiny
  • cadieman
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Remove air filter and pour fuel in the throttle body. Does it start?

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Sunday, August 14th, 2011 AT 6:20 PM

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