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I've got a 2008 Malibu my wife t something on the road…

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I've got a 2008 Malibu...
I've got a 2008 Malibu my wife hit something on the road car ran fine for 3 day then she went to town about 25 miles form the house and on the way home the car stopped on her she says there was some smoke no loud sounds, pulled the car home jacked it up and noticed the radiator and ac condenser were bent and one of the fans blades was broken off no coolant leaks or Freon leaks. Now the engine cranks over but will not start any help would be fine scanner tool found P0700 code and a U073 code fuel pump has 60 psi and I have spark
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how much oil is on the dipstick, also how much coolant is in the reservoir?

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
oil is at full level coolant was low so I rented a coolant system pressure tester and got 30psi
Chevy Mechanic: Lou P., ASE Certified Technician replied 2 years ago

ok when the engine is cranking see if you can feel air coming out of the exhaust pipe

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Chevy Mechanic: Lou P., ASE Certified Technician replied 2 years ago

also see if the engine will run on starting fluid, that will tell is a lot of what is happening

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
I pulled the number one plug spark plug for us to cloth down and turn the car over and I have compression about the rag out I don't have any start up for it now but I'm going to go pick some up
Chevy Mechanic: Lou P., ASE Certified Technician replied 2 years ago

OK, im on all night so no worries, ill be here.

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Chevy Mechanic: Lou P., ASE Certified Technician replied 2 years ago

Hello. Are you still needing assistance ?

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
Hello I tried to start the car using starter fluid still wouldn't start
Chevy Mechanic: Lou P., ASE Certified Technician replied 2 years ago

Ok that means you have no spark.

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
Ok where do we go from here
Chevy Mechanic: Lou P., ASE Certified Technician replied 2 years ago

Can you upload a video or sound file of the car cranking ?

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