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1998 Chevrolet Cavalier Question: wont fire

 

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ganoni, 2.2L 4 Cylinder, Plover, WI, January 04, 2010, 21:16
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i was driving when all of a sudden i lost power and a cloud of white smoke came out the exhaust everything pointed to a head gasket so i replaced it and it still wont fire has spark and fuel

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    Oakman January 05, 2010, 13:18
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    Check the engine in your 1998 Chevrolet Cavalier for proper compression. Have a look at the spark plugs while they are out to see if the are fouled.

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    ganoni, January 05, 2010, 13:29
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    the plugs were fouled i changed them out and it cranks but it pops like a backfire in the cylinder i can smell gas it leadin to timing can i adjust it without takin the cover off by just turning the crank

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    MargC January 09, 2014, 09:33
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    Car shuts off when I am driving, I can restart it and keep driving, what is happening?

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