It will not start

Tiny
SWANEPOEL
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  • 2000 OPEL CORSA
  • 4 CYL
  • 2WD
  • MANUAL
  • 120,000 MILES
My car suddenly jerks. I changed spark plugs because it was wet with petrol. The motor run for a couple of seconds and it jerks again. So I turn off motor clean plugs and it never start again.
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Saturday, December 15th, 2018 AT 11:27 PM

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Tiny
KEN L
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Hello,

This sounds like you have a shorted fuel injector causing the engine to run rich. Here is a guide to help you test the injectors:

https://www.2carpros.com/articles/how-to-test-a-fuel-injector

This guide can help as well:

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

Please run down these guides and report back.

Cheers, Ken
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Monday, December 17th, 2018 AT 4:39 PM
Tiny
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Hi Ken, I did check the injector after all it was my spark plugs. I put my sons plugs on my car he got a14oo sport opel corsa and it works.
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Wednesday, December 19th, 2018 AT 2:32 AM
Tiny
KEN L
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So did you replace the injectors or?
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Wednesday, December 19th, 2018 AT 12:08 PM
Tiny
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No I replace the coilpack and plug wire's my car is runnig fine
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Thursday, December 20th, 2018 AT 2:57 AM
Tiny
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Thank you very much for your assistance.
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Thursday, December 20th, 2018 AT 3:05 AM
Tiny
KEN L
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Good to hear, please use 2CarPros anytime we are here to help. Cheers, Ken
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Thursday, December 20th, 2018 AT 9:42 AM
Tiny
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Okay, thanks. Have a great holiday.
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Saturday, December 22nd, 2018 AT 1:07 AM

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