2003 SATURN

  • Tiny
  • su9k
  • 2003 Saturn Astra
  • 4 CYL
  • 2WD
  • automatic

2003 saturn turned off and now will not start. Gas is pumping ok.

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Saturday, April 23rd, 2011 AT 2:03 AM

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  • rasmataz
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**Cranks but no start condition:

Do below to determine if its a fuel or spark problem

Get a helper disconnect a sparkplug wire or 2 and ground it to the engine at least 3/16 away from ground -have helper crank engine over-do you have a snapping blue spark? If so-you have a fuel related problem, Do you hear the fuel pump come On when you turn key on? If not check fuel pump fuse and fuel pump relay if so, check the fuel pressure to rule out the fuel filter/fuel pump/pressure regulator and listen to the injector/s are they pulsing or hook up a noid light. No snapping blue spark continue to troubleshoot the ignition system-power input to the coil/coil packs, coil's resistances, distributor pick-up coil, ignition control module, cam and crank sensors and computer Note: If it doesn't apply disregard it.

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Saturday, April 23rd, 2011 AT 2:08 AM
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  • saturntech9
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Just to add to this one I know you don't have a astra they didn't make those until 2008 so do you have vue ion or L model?Also it's the 2.2 4cyl?How do you know the fuel is pumping good?Did you check the fuel pressure?If so what is the pressure?Also any code's?Is the security light on solid or flashing?

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Saturday, April 23rd, 2011 AT 2:31 AM

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