Car turns over but won't start out of blue?!

Asked by Camryn Aug 26, 2020 at 08:36 PM about the 2000 Chevrolet Malibu LS FWD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

My 2000 chevy malibu wont start. It cranks, and
tries but will not start. Its completely out of the
blue, it ran 3 days ago. I sprayed starter fluid down
the intake and there was no spark. Has anyone had
this issue and what is your advice??

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Its pretty common for the 7x crank sensor on the back on the motor to go out. look at ur ignition module which holds all ur coils. U shld see a plug with a yellow and purple wire. Turn the key on and backprobe the yellow wire with a paperclip(has to be baremetal) and then use like a testlight from B+ and see if u can make the coils fire by rapidly touching the paperclip

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