Engine womt start

Asked by Jun 15, 2017 at 06:11 PM about the 1993 Plymouth Colt 4 Dr GL Sedan

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I have a 1993 plymouth colt 1.8 L 4 dr gl sedan that
womt start. We had just recently bought the car
and the car engine would start to turn itself off on
the road. So one day i waz driving and was goi to
start to go in overdrive and when i did so the car
turned off and wouldn't start we bought a new
distributor cap and rotar and then new spark plugs.
We then cleaned the carborater and decreased the
engine before the drive. The car still wont turn on.
When the got carb starter and sprayed it in there
and still wont turn on we get the same result witch
is we turn the key in the ignition the starter works
and the distributor rotator works and u hear then
engine trying to start but it wont like make the
cylynders move or anything. What could be the
cause of the car not starting? We also checked all
the fuses.

5 Answers

I was thinking buying new spark plug cables

27,505

FROM WHAT I RAED IT TRYING TO START..SO I WOULD SAY THE ELECTRONIC IGN.BOX..BUT NOW IM THINKING TIMMING CHAIN..TAKE THE DIST. CAP OFF WATCH THE ROTOR AS YOU TURN THE CRANK BOLT A FEW INCHES TO THE LEFT THE A FEW MORE INCHES TO THE LEFT..DOES THE ROTOR TURN BACK AND FORTH WITH THE CRANK BOLT OR DOES IT TAKE ITS TIME??? HOPE YOU GET THE IDEA

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It moves normally

27,505

IT TURNED OFF YOU SAID..YOU CAN TRY /REPLACE THE SPARK PLUGS FIRST..IS THERE SPARK AT THE PLUG..

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I changed the spark plug and distuputor rotor and then i put in a spare spark plug in the spark plug wires and tried to start it and there was no spark coming out of the spark plug so im going to go buy a set of wires to put in after we get a liquid that u spray that could have gotten into and cables and see of it start then

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