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I have a 2001 chevy cavalier. It just up and went into a no

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I have a 2001 chevy cavalier. It just up and went into a no start condition. It turns over but sounds labored when turning over. I verified it has spark from the plugs yet will not fire when i use starter fluid. It acts like it it is way out of time. need a suggested approach to troubleshoot my issue.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Chevy
Expert:  Kevin replied 1 year ago.

Hi I'm Kevin I agree the backfire strongly suggests timing issue I suspect timing chain has jumped the first step is to have a compression test carried out to confirm this