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1994 Pontiac Firebird Question: will crank but wont fire

 

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2011motorhead1, 5.7L V8, Huntington, WV, April 18, 2011, 19:46
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i had a leak in a hose and fixed it earlier that day. turned the car off and went into a store and when i came back out it would crank but not start. Put in a new control module and coil and no change.Im not getting any spark at the coil.

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    patrick mannion from Greg Solow's Engine Room, April 18, 2011, 20:22
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    You say a hose was replaced but don't say if it was a vacuum, water, or fuel hose that was replaced. If it were a water hose perhaps moisture got on the ignition system when the hose was replaced and it will dry out and start for you or you may need a moisture repellent/desiccant (like WD40 to dry things out). To trouble shoot the ignition, coils or electrical system you need a manual. Autozone have some popular workshop manuals for free on line once you register (for free) on their website http://bit.ly/autozone_repair_info.
    and get an online repair manual subscription. There is a company that independent auto repair shops buy their information from that the same information inexpensively to do it yourselfers. The information is year make and model specific repair procedures, service bulletins, component locations, wiring diagrams ect.... Alldata is very easy to navigate http://bit.ly/AllData_Repair_Manuals_Online

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