i just replaced the timing belt on the car everything lined up perfectly, also replaced fuel pump that was bad. i tried turning it over cranks but will not start put starter fluid in throttle body and tried starting it again but failed once again went to muffler and smelt only starter fluid and no gas, but i checked the fuel lines its getting gas to the injectors and all cylinders have spark, but the car wont start. if anyone could please help me i would really appreciate it. thank you.
car will crank, but will not start, has fuel and spark. on 2000 Mazda 626
by scouts101 in Clarksville, TN on July 13, 2014
UPDATE: The shop said it's the distributor, and they want to charge me approx $850 to replace it. (on a 16 year old car!) Does that sound like a reasonable cause for the problem? And does that sou...
was driving then the car just quit. changed the distributor with no results. when you push the gas to the floor it sounds like it tries to start. seems to be getting gas with the exception when ...