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Asked by Feb 05, 2017 at 10:40 AM about the 2004 Chevrolet Cavalier LS Coupe FWD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I drove thru a big puddle i didnt see car shut of
right away then wouldnt start now when i try it it is
trying to turn over but its not any ideas on what it
can be or what i can do to get it to start im moving
tomorrow

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if it tries to turn, but does not you may have water in the motor and it may be hydro locked. Remove all spark plugs, disconnect coil(s) and crank it. If it cranks freely and water shoots out of the spark plug holes, reinstall plugs, connect coil(s) and try.

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