Engine turns over but won't start

Tiny
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  • 1993 BUICK REGAL
Engine Mechanical problem 6 cyl Front Wheel Drive Automatic

The engine turns over but won't start. I'm not getting fire. Any suggestions would be very appreciated. The only manual I have access to is for a Buick Skylark.

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Kevin
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Thursday, March 19th, 2009 AT 2:37 PM

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Hello,

This sounds like a problem with the crankshaft angle sensor not getting a signal to the ECM. Here is a guide that will show you what you are in for when doing the job.

https://www.2carpros.com/articles/crankshaft-angle-sensor-replacement

This guide can help as well

https://www.2carpros.com/articles/car-cranks-but-wont-start

You will need to remove the balancer to replace the sensor

https://www.2carpros.com/articles/how-a-harmonic-balancer-works

Here is how to change the sensor on your car

Check out the diagrams (Below)

Please let us know what happens.

Cheers, Ken
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