Well, if everything is in good condition (cables, spark plugs, battery, etc, etc.) it could be the VATS anti theft system. From what I understand, this system is a problem on the later model third gens. Check your instrument panel when you attempt to crank that car. If you see a light come on that says "Security," that's it. What is supposed to happen is when you put your key into the ignition, the circuit is completed with the antitheft system and if the resistance provided by the chip in the key matches the resistance standard in the VATS module, the car is able to crank up. There's a resistor chip built into the key (you can't mistake it). Some people measure the resistance of their chip in the key(there are 15 different resistance values) and wire a little resistor like you can buy from Radio Shack with the same value onto the circuit side of the connector. If it doesnt crank then, you either have the wrong resistor or something else is wrong.Answeri had the same problem with my 91 camaro v6 i got a new battery,accelerator. and starter it turned out i needed a new cables
could also be the timing on the engine. have the timing checkedAnswervague..
starting is a common problem with this kind of car. there are three main solutions, and they are easy to diagnose. this could go for any car. if car does not crank, it is the battery. you can recharge the battery with a jump, but you'll need to replace the battery soon. so if that's the case, use another car to jump the maro and limp on over to the nearest auto parts store to get a new battery. if engine cranks, and engine does not even fumble, or misfires so deeply, then this is a sign that theres no ignition, or too much resistance along the way to spark. you can take a multimeter to every wire to check this, from the distributor to elsewhere. if engine turns, and with hard press on accelerator, it catches and then fumbles, its a fuel system problem. replace filter, and if you can run engine with enough hard accel, try to use injector cleaner as instructed. there is the possibility of vaccuum leaks, but this is a problem which tends to build over time and effect all situations of driving.
Could be ignition coil bad.
Ihad the same problem and it turned out that is was a bad fuel pressure regulator and bad injector
check the knock sensor connector just above the starter on the block or the wires on the solenoid on the starter i have the same car as ur's and I've replaced just about everything on it except for the block & rear
.060 is the specified gap setting on spark plugs for a 2000 camaro rs.
check that your sparkplugs are not cracked and that your wires are fully on your plugs
You need a tune up. The spark plugs are running way to hot and need to be replaced.
try installing a new PCV valve and were the valve seals ever replaced?
3 of the plugs are on top of the mottor and 3 of them are on the bottom side
Your float is sticking
A very good possibility is the opti spark distributor.If this distributor gets slightly damp,it can cause several problems.
When you replaced the plugs, did you check the compression? Did any of the plugs look different than the others? Low compression in one cylinder can cause misfiring. But then, so can a faulty distributor cap.
They are mainly located at the frost pot. The main purpose a freeze plug serves are to detect castings in the molten metal.
arnt all spark plugs just below the valve covers on all engines ???
Double check the firing order, you may have two wires crossed.
Intake manifold air leak or you need to put some fuel injector cleaner in. Did you gap your plugs correctly?
could use a tune up, plugs, rotor cap, wiring, etc. Use hi octane fuel..
this happened to my 98 intrigue, i replaced the spark plugs and hasn't happened yet...worse case scenario you might have to replace the spark plug wires as well but I've only replaced the plugs and its fine.
COULD BE YOUR VALVE SEALS OR PISTON RINGS DONT SOUND GOOD HOW MUCH MILES
it takes 5/8 plugs! The r44lts is the recommended replacement for this motor.
You don't. It has a D.I.S. ignition system and has no distributor or rotor. There are three coils mounted over spark plugs under coil pack cover (center top of motor) Each coil fires 2 pistons. They are not replaced as a tune up item. They are only replaced if faulty. Spark plugs should be replaced every 15,000 miles.
The pcv valve on a 1989 Camaro is located in the top of the valve cover. It plugs into a rubber grommet and is easily replaceable.
you will need to remover the starter from to get to the rear plugs and remove to alternator to get to the front plugs. not really any other way unless you have very small hands and tools.
The spark plugs are located right under the exhaust manifolds of both sides of the engine. You should just follow the spark plugs wire from the distributer.