Why wont my 2006 pontiac grand prix start after overheating?

Asked by Sep 05, 2014 at 03:53 PM about the 2006 Pontiac Grand Prix

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

My car overheated and stooped but wont start. How can i tell if the heads are blown? It turns over but wont start.

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Does it at least turn over, or has the engine seized?

It's turns over but won't start....it's getting fuel and when I checked the spark plugs they were wet(one with gas) so I'm assuming if I change spark plugs n wires it should crank(plus they've never been changed)


Get it running first before spending money on plugs and wires. It may not run well with old plugs and wires, but they won't prevent it from starting. Remember this car could easily be done. Save your dollars to put towards the next one. If you get it running and everything is OK, then consider doing tune up and maintenance stuff.

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