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I have a 2000 sl 1.9 it will crank but not start I can get

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I have a 2000 sl 1.9 it will crank but not start I can get it roll started.
Submitted: 4 months ago.
Category: Saturn
Expert:  Dan replied 4 months ago.

Hello, my name is***** it run good once started? Has anything been replaced? Thanks.

Customer: replied 4 months ago.
It's rough at first but smooths out. I've replaced the crank sensor, swap out the idle control sensor, it does run rich tho
Expert:  Dan replied 4 months ago.

Is it setting any codes? I think the running rough issue is likely why it won't start.

Customer: replied 4 months ago.
It is on but not sure on the codes, as I don't have a code reader.
Customer: replied 4 months ago.
I'm leaning towards ects or canister purge solenoid, thoughts?
Expert:  Dan replied 4 months ago.

The ECT could be the cause but that usually only causes hard starts when warm. Purge solenoid would usually only cause hard starts after filling gas. Most parts stores will barrow out scan tool with a deposit so I'd try to check codes. I'd consider pulling injector rail to see if you have a leaking injector. Let me know how it goes or if you have more questions, thanks.

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