my Cadillac elderado 1985 did not start dose it has electrical fuel pump on the tank

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Asked by Apr 01, 2017 at 03:42 PM

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I'm assuming that it's the gasoline HT-4100 engine. Yes, it has an electric fuel pump in the gas tank. HTH. -Jim

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cadilac elderado 1985 . i replaced sparking plugs and fuel reaches the injector but the engine did not start, why?

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Spray some starting fluid down the carburetor. It should run a few seconds on that. If so, it's a fuel problem. If not verify that you have spark. If you do, run a compression test. If all cylinders test very low or zero, it's jumped timing. Do you still have the original engine in the car? If so check for coolant in the oil. While that won't prevent it from running, you'll want to think twice about putting any money in it. These engines were disastrous when they were new. Most didn't make it out of the new car warranty!! HTH. -Jim

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