1996 no-start condition-failed upper just replaced
Ok, here'* the story: my 96 non-sc motor (93k) just did its thing with the upper mani. I found a hole in the EGR port that was patchable with some epoxy I had...yeah I know its not the best fix, but I have to wait a month before I get my Pell check to fix it right. Anyways, I got a new gasket set for it from A-zone, slapped it all on this morning, cranked...and nothing. Hydro-locked. ARGH! I took out the plugs, cranked again...this time it spun, so no lock! Spun it for a while to flush coolant out of the chambers, then put plugs back in with the exception of one...it was cracked, and before I spend the money for new plugs, I want to make sure the motor will at least fire, so I left it out. Still no start. I double-checked my sensors and all are hooked up, no probs on that end. I know its getting fuel because I smell it comming out of the cylinder that doesnt have the plug. Don't know if its getting spark. I have no OBD reader, gonna see if I can get one later tonight or something. Any suggestions? The car ran before the tear-down.
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