This time, my husband said "oh, there's no water in the gas, that's not the problem" and tried to start the car several times before saying "oh, there must be water in the gas"
He siphoned the tank. I put fresh fuel and it still wouldn't start. So we tried letting gas out of the fuel rail and it still had water in it.
We siphoned the tank again, and drained the fuel line via the fuel rail. Refilled the car and after several tries, got it started. But it ran really rough. After a few minutes, when it started to warm up, one of the coolant lines blew off (the clamp broke) of it spilling coolant all over the place. We replaced the clamp, and refilled the coolant. And basically let it sit overnight.
I figured the plugs were fouled, so today my son, who is in the auto program at school, took it to school and changed the plugs. It is still misfiring like crazy. Sounds like it's missing on at least 2 cylinders. Backfiring like crazy. I felt like I was going to get arrested driving it near a school. Sounded like I was shooting at people. Not Good!
The auto teacher is saying he thinks the next step is to change the wires but I don't agree. I think it's still a fuel problem. I thinking I should change the gas filter. But what happens if watered down gas got into the cylinders? That's really bad, right? Water doesn't burn. It cant evaporate from there, so what does it do? Just take up space in the cylinder?
What do you think the problem is and any idea what I do next to try and fix it? Your input would be appreciated.
have the same problem?
Tuesday, February 4th, 2020 AT 2:07 PM