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Old 25 Jan 2011, 11:07 pm
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I was just at class, idled my car at break no problem. I go to leave an hour or two later and no start...Thankfully i was at automotive tech school lol so the car is sleeping there tonight

I can crank over, it wont catch. Seems like im not getting spark or fuel. I just changed my plugs when i changed my timing Dec i dont think they fouled that quick...

Anyone had a coil go out on them? Fuel pump maybe?

Thoughts are appreciated
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Old 25 Jan 2011, 11:10 pm
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Default Re: Sudden no start...?

I also worked today (im a delivery driver) with no problems
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Old 26 Jan 2011, 02:27 pm
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Did you change wires when you did the plugs?
DId you get a Check Engine light?
If it doesn't happen again, there's no way of knowing....
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Old 26 Jan 2011, 03:45 pm
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Default Re: Sudden no start...?

dont think it is a coil never hear of them dying fuel pump maybe but even that is odd
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Old 26 Jan 2011, 09:28 pm
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Default Re: Sudden no start...?

if it cranks and wont wont catch or run start at the basics,

1) Check for spark at each plug
2) Check the fuel pump make sure it runs
3) Check the fuel pressure at the fuel rail
4) Check the fuel at each injector
5) Check compression

Let us know, don't skip any steps it only makes it more difficult to diagnose the problem.
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