1986 chevette

Asked by Oct 24, 2016 at 06:37 PM

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

My cheetah died on me while I was driving now it
won't start will crank over just won't start plz help

4 Answers



First check for fuel and spark. Check the distributor cap to see if the rotor is damaged or not.

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Spray some starting fluid down the carburetor. It should run on that for a few seconds. If so, it's a fuel problem. If not, it's an ignition (no spark) problem or it's jumped timing. If you have spark and it still won't run on the starting fluid run a compression test. If all cylinders test very low OE zero, it's jumped timing. HTH. -Jim


*-or zero. Sorry!

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