2002 Oldsmobile Alero



July, 15, 2010 AT 4:18 PM

Engine Mechanical problem
2002 Oldsmobile Alero 4 cyl Front Wheel Drive Automatic 142xxx miles

i been having troubles starting my car it will crank but just wont start I have recently changed the spark plugs and the fuel filter but nothing has helped

1 Answer



July, 16, 2010 AT 4:07 AM

Cranks but no start condition: 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, 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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