• Tiny
  • barbara1963
  • 2013 Isuzu Rodeo

This is a 95 isuzu rodeo 3.2-i am getting fire on my spark plugs -i have good gas pressure and flow - battery is brand new.2 days ago it cranked - today it wont

Saturday, January 7th, 2012 AT 1:37 AM

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  • Tiny
  • rivermikerat
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  • 6,174 posts

How do you know it has spark if it doesn't crank? Cranking and starting are 2 different things. Cranking means the starter turns the motor. Starting means, well, beginning to run.

If the engine turns over (another way to say cranking), use a little starting fluid to see if it'll start. If so, verify timing. #1 plug out, piston to top dead center, rotor pointing at #1 plug tower on cap, timing mark on dampener pulley lined up with zero on timing indicator.

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