Why won't a 1996 Olds Cutlass Supreme 3100 start after having a tuneup and changing the coil packs?
You probably got the firing order mixed up. You may want to go to a car parts store, or book store, and get a repair manual for your car. They cost about $16.00 Or, go to a Public Library.
What else can cause 1985 s10 2.8 liter eng to run rough after changing timing gears and chain and complete tuneup?
By doing a full tuneup; changing sparks, wires, distributor cap/rotor, changing the air filter, the oil, flushing the transmission and the radiator. From there you should repair any engine leaks, replace any old vacuum hose (all of the vacuum hoses), and put a fuel system cleaner in your gas tank. I recommend Gumout with Regane as a good cleaner.
My 1988 Chevy Camaro is hard to start and the check engine light came on then went off after changing the starter Could this car need a tune up?
What year? What motor? Pukenstein@aol.com if it has 50,000 miles plus and your unsure of the last tuneup you should replace plugs, wires cap, rotor (unless its distributorless) fuel filter, air filter pcv valve, air box and/ or valve cover breather a haynes/ chilton manual will detail all of this even the O2 sensor (oxygen sensor located on the exhaust manifold) According to my knowledge, you should do a tuneup every 12 months.
You should have a tuneup about every six months as a safe bet. The tuneup replaces the spark plugs and wires, along with different fluids outside of the regular oil replacing every 3000-5000 miles or as needed. A tuneup should not be a wait till something breaks event. If a spark plug goes out for instance, it can go unnoticed until serious damage is done to the engine. I threw a spark plug and wire…