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Old 10 Jan 2011, 07:59 pm
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I have a 2003 Cruiser that will not start. The engine cranks at normal cranking speed, will fire intermittantly but not get going. Code 0441 Evaporative purge flow system was in the computer, and 0522 Oil pressure sensor low voltage was added after cranking awhile. The fuel pump makes a normal sound. Spark plugs were changed as they needed it, old ones normal but worn. Gas was dribbled into the intake with little effect. A timing light strobed OK on multiple plug wires (1, 2, & 4; 3 difficult to get to). Questions: Will the 441 code prevent it from running? How is fuel rail pressure measured (couldn't find a port)? What else would prevent starting without setting a code? The next steps would be appreciated.

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Old 10 Jan 2011, 09:00 pm
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How many miles, possible timing belt??

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Old 10 Jan 2011, 09:32 pm
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Tim it sounds like you know your sh*t. and the timing belt question is a good one from hooligan. i don't have the know how to answer your question but just wanted to say welcome to the forum. and if you don't find your answer here then you might want to check out the guys over at tho's guys dont joke around as much as we do but they know their stuff too. but if CREWZIN gets a hold of this thread he might give you some good answers.
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Old 11 Jan 2011, 07:36 am
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Welcome to the forums.
Did you replace wires when you did plugs? The stock wires suck and usually go bad before plugs do.
I'd try a spray of starting fluid in the intake - if you have any spark at all that stuff will ignite.
How many miles?
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