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2002 LX 2.3 intermittent start

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Old 04-29-2013, 07:23 PM
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Default 2002 LX 2.3 intermittent start

I have searched the past year for posts... plz excuse me if this is one of those common problem questions, but I cant seem to see anything regarding these symptoms.

Car is new to me, ran fine every time I drove it when looking at it, brought it home, got in it the next day, car turns over, but no start (not even a little, like there is no fuel or spark). Sprayed starter fluid into MAF ( thru air cleaner) tries to start.... NOT A SPARK ISSUE.

Looked at this forum and found the fuel pump relays were a common issue, took it out desoldered all the connections.... thru it back in, vroom. OK... fixed.

Not so fast guys.... tried to start it a couple days later... same issue. The pump primes, I hear it... AND I loosened the input to the fuel rail and it shot gas all over me.... there is a ton of pressure in the rail. Spray gas or starter fluid in the MAF... it tries to crank.

Im stumped, what controls the injectors to start spraying that I could look at. REMEMBER it will start tomorrow or the next day and run fine.... then just not start again.

ANY help would be appreciated big time.. THANX in advance!!

Gootch
 
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