Sounds like a fuel filter/fuel pump issue....I'm having a similar problem with my 1990 Grand Prix SE. Was hoping to find the location of the pump and filter, as they aren't even mentioned in the owner's manual!!! I'd prefer to do the repairs myself...another site said replacement of the filter was quite simple, and it's cheaper than the $50 the repair shop wants!!! Also, I read a review at that same website, where the author complained that his fuel pump went out at 199,000 miles. It's worth checking out!!
no gas, no oil (if no oil, engine is scrap metal) engine is flooded, spark plug wirre went bad
It could be the engine or maybe water could have flooded the spark-plugs.
Oil pressure shouldn't register at all until the engine starts and builds up pressure.
If by flooded, you mean with fuel, there are two solutions. One is to leave the engine alone for a while (an hour or so should be plenty long). The other is to hold the gas pedal on the floor (do not pump it) while starting the engine until the engine starts. Give the starter a break periodically, don't crank for more than 45 seconds continuously or damage can occur to the starter. If by flooded, you mean with water, it would depend on how long and what kind of water is involved. Repair could be as simple as flushing the engine, or as complicated as a total rebuild.
I had exactly the same problem with my 1996 Dodge Intrepid. The fuel pressure regulator was leaking which caused flooding of the engine if the engine were off for the right length of time. Too short and the engine did not have time to flood. Too long and the fuel evaporates and engine is no longer flooded. Just right and the engine is flooded and hard to start.
hold the throttle to the floor and while doing so, turn engine over and let engine rev up (do NOT overrev) before taking your foot off the throttle. When it first starts, it will run very rough and blow black smoke out of the exhaust as it burns the excess gasoline in the cylinders.
try to turn up the idol screw if you have one and push the choke in as soon as it starts but keep gas on the hand accelerator
floated, flooded, flipped, flopped, flannel, flummox
as you are looking at the engine the distributor is on the right of the engine the order is as follows 1,4,3,2 and it starts at the back and works forward
Park the vehicle in an area where you can go forward without hitting something. Place gearshift in 2nd gear. Do not push the clutch in and try to start the engine. If it starts and lunges forward the safety switch is defective.
Its just there to let you know that the engine is running at a normal temperature and isn't overheating. If your engine starts to overheat, you can tell then do something about it. Pull over and check, let it cool before proceeding to a garage, before it is too late and the engine is destroyed.
Sounds like it could be a weak starter drive or a weak starter solenoid
Could be a safety feature of that particular model and year. Starting the engine in neutral removes all possibilities of the vehicle lunging forward or backwards when it starts up.
A bad relay switch could be the culprit if dash lights remain on after engine starts in a Toyota. Cold weather can also cause these lights to stay on after the engine starts.
This year Daylight Savings Time starts on March 13th. That's when we move out clocks forward.
The one that never starts its engine.
in a two stoke engine ther is only two steps before it starts the cycle over, in a 4 stroke engine there is 4 strokes
The correct answer is dependent on the model engine. But in general the spark starts several degrees before the piston arrives at Top Dead Centre.
the engine will turn over a few times before starting, if it starts, and it will feel sluggish
Engine is flooded. Too rich a fuel mixture will cause the engine to stall. Timing could be off as well.