Car will turn over but wont start

Asked by Crubby May 30, 2019 at 12:38 AM

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I drove my car It started to overheat i put water in it
and tried to limp it home on the way it tried to
overheat again i turned it off and had my buddy
push me home in neutral. We went and got more
water (hot water). I notcied the car was smoking
(white smoke). We checked the oil and it had gas
in it. When I tried to start it the engine sounded like
it wanted to start but idk what keeps it from start
in.

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Maybe you warped the head. What car/engine is this?

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Bad head or head gasket it won't start because you got water on the spark plugs

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pull spark plug out and see if there's got water on it I bet you it does and if it does that replaced head gasket and have the head check for Crack in because it's seeping water into the cylinders and that will keep it from starting

Its a 2.2 4L engine with 90,000 on it. I will check for water when i get home thank yall for the help

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