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My 96 eclipse problem. help PLEASE!
07-12-2009, 09:19 PM
ok i have a 1996 eclipse given to me by a friend.he was driving one day and it just cut out on him.he started it a few more times then it just quit completely.I got it and took the valve cover off because the seal was bad and noticed that 2 of the seals around the plugs were bad and oil had spilled over into the plugs.so i replaced the seals,plugs,wires,changed the oil, and got a new battery.And it still wont start.its trying hard to turn over, every so often it sounds like its gonna.
So i was wondering if anyone had a suggestion.and if he ran it out of gas which may have happened, what would i need to do to fix that if anything.any feedback would help.
07-13-2009, 08:15 AM
Verify the plug wires are going to the proper plugs, please.
07-13-2009, 03:29 PM
good point ill do that thanks
07-13-2009, 10:44 PM
ok i checked the plugs they look good.i sprayed starter fluid in the intake and it started for 2-5 secs each time.any clue anyone?
07-19-2009, 01:23 AM
The only time I had a problem with my eclipse not turning over is when I flooded the spark plugs as well. Did you replace all the plugs?
07-20-2009, 12:45 PM
yea they are all brand new.now im looking at a fuel pump or filter
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