WHY AM HAVING TROUBLE STARTING THE CAR?

  • Tiny
  • Geraldbronowskigowans
  • 2000 FORD COUGAR

The car was sitting for about a month with a bad fuel pump and the fuse was blown. I replaced the fuel pump and fuse. I see smoke coming out of the passenger side of the engine.

I don't think I'm getting compression.

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Tuesday, August 14th, 2012 AT 6:23 PM

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Do a compression test and pressure test the coolant system you may have a blown head/intake gasket

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Tuesday, August 14th, 2012 AT 7:35 PM
  • Tiny
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Ok, Thank you

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Tuesday, August 14th, 2012 AT 7:37 PM
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Also I blew air through the vac line and I saw an air fuel mix

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Tuesday, August 14th, 2012 AT 7:39 PM

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