i have a 1996 chevy suburban changed the fuel pump and the plug wire cap and rotor but still dont start i gut spark and gas but dont start


Asked by Apr 03, 2014 at 04:28 PM about the 1996 Chevrolet Suburban C2500

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the fuel pump and spark plug and wire cap rotor but still dont start

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Will it start if you spray a little carb cleaner in the intake? If it does then either the injectors are not pulsing or your fuel pressure is too low. Run a fuel system pressure test, that will tell you if the pump pressure is high enough.

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thank you thats was very helpful

John Carson

If you have spark and fuel is injecting into the cylinder, you have almost all the elements needed to start and run the car. If your fuel pressure is good as suggested in the above response, check and make sure the timing is set if you have a distributor. If you don't check to see if you need to rest your computer since you changed some components. If your injectors and/or plugs are not firing in the correct sequence or time, you will not have lift off. You may have set the cap on backwards, or the rotor backwards or even pulled a wire lose. Is the coil wire down and secure?

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