car turns over but seems like no fuel getting to motor

Asked by Jan 31, 2007 at 08:29 PM about the 1991 Chevrolet Corsica

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

car ran out of gas in very cold weather, filled car to about half a tank and still will not start. could the fuel pump be froze up/vapor locked? how can i get car running?

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Hello jamundson-- The most obvious answer for the problem you are having with your 1991 Chevrolet Corsica would be the battery, particularly if it is happening only when it is cold outside. Test it. Then we can move on. There are only three types of problems as to why your car won't start- electrical, lack of fuel, or compression problems. If it is not your battery I would check the electrical issues before digging deeper. If you are not a mechanic, find one that you can trust and bring the car to him. Good luck from Bovan.

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Look for schraeder valve on fuel line top of engine. may have cover on it. open valve and turn key to start to clear vaporlock

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