2002 chevy cavalier wont start

Asked by Jun 28, 2012 at 03:12 PM about the 2002 Chevrolet Cavalier

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

i have a 2002 Chevy cavalier, and yesterday while sitting at mc donalds drive thru it just turned off like it.. just ran
out of gas but the tank is on a half..it wont start up, took out the crank fuse cleaned it off then it started but didnt stay
started. it acts like it wants to start though. can anyone help

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Yeah, it could be crank sensor, fuel pump going bad, dirty fuel filter, etc... But, if you say it wants to start, I'd look toward fuel filter first, then perhaps fuel pump.

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do u hear the pump prime when u key up the ignition? and id agree with mtmonarch id replace fuel filter no matter what u need to get a fuel gauge on the car to see the pump pressure spec is 50 to 60 psi

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