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Help car wont start.

Discussion in 'ECU's, Electronics, and Tuning' started by brc80, May 11, 2004.

  1. brc80

    brc80 Senior Member

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    Ok guys ive had this problem for a while now, and its just getting worse now. My car seems to have a mind of its own. It starts only when it wants to. It used to just happen once in awhile, then it started to happen if i parked in the sun. Now it does it all the time. Ill go out in the morning and if it starts its good all day. but some times it just wont start. Ive changed my plugs, it turns over really strong but still wont fire. Any help would be good.

    Thanks

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    Car is a 90 teg with an ob0 b16
     
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    need more details and info...
     
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    warm weather + no start is often main relay... seen it dozens of times.
     
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    Makes sense becuase at night it would start after it cooled down outside. But now it wont go at all. Could that still be the relay?
     
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    Bump before i go to lunch.
     
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    oh yes...

    they generally act up when its hot + humid every now and then
    then they start acting up all the time when its hot
    then they start acting up whenever
    then the car just doesn't start, period.

    Easy repair if you're handy with a soldering iron :)
     
  7. YouKnowWhoIBee

    YouKnowWhoIBee my avatar is better.

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    the same exact thing happened to me. And i had to replace my engine coolant temperature sensor. And my timing was also off by alot. I thought it was my dizzy and i replaced it but my distributor wasnt the problem. So if i were you i would check out my timing and my engine coolant temperature sensor(ect). Mine was underneath my distributor on the block but i am not sure where is on b-series motors.
     
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    Great info guys. To the people who replaced parts how much did they run you?
     
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    five cents of solder and 20 minutes time.
     
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    YouKnowWhoIBee my avatar is better.

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    engine coolant temperature sensor-30 bucks and 2 minutes of work
    timing belt (autozone brand)-27 dollars and 3 hours of work
     
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