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I have an 07 cobalt. the timing went on the car and i

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i have an 07 cobalt. the timing went on the car and i replaced the engine with a correct style engine. with everything plugged where it should be, the car barely starts and when i does it runs like crap and gives me power reduced message. a cel came on for crank position sensor. i noticed the connector was broken. so i replaced the connector and sensor with acdelco products. the fist time i tried to start it it ran great for about two minutes. started to burn rich. i turned the car off, went to restart it. no start. right now i am at a lose
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Chevy Mechanic: AMEDEE, CHEVY TECHNICIAN replied 1 year ago
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Chevy Mechanic: AMEDEE, CHEVY TECHNICIAN replied 1 year ago

Would you like the diagram of the timing marks on this engine?

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
no i replaced the engine.
Customer reply replied 1 year ago
i cant figure out why the engine runs rough or wont start
Customer reply replied 1 year ago
hello?
Chevy Mechanic: AMEDEE, CHEVY TECHNICIAN replied 1 year ago

YES, I am here

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Chevy Mechanic: AMEDEE, CHEVY TECHNICIAN replied 1 year ago

Are there any codes in the computer?

What is the engine vacuum at when the engine is running?

If it does not start, have you checked for spark?

Does the engine run on starting fluid?

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
i have codes for mass air flow, camshaft sensor, map sensor, throttle position sensor
i have no way of checking the vacuum.
something else i should state is no rpms show on the gauge
Chevy Mechanic: AMEDEE, CHEVY TECHNICIAN replied 1 year ago

Thank you for that information

No RPMS on what gauge? The tach?

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
correct. also on the scanner
Chevy Mechanic: AMEDEE, CHEVY TECHNICIAN replied 1 year ago

Ok, does the engine have spark when cranking?

Have you checked the crank sensor signal and ignition system?

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
i can get the engine to start but it barely runs. it sputters and misses. and burns rich. the crank sensor and connector was just changed with acdelco parts. no change
Chevy Mechanic: AMEDEE, CHEVY TECHNICIAN replied 1 year ago

Have you checked engine compression?

Have you checked for plugged exhaust?

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
exhaust is not plugged. random cel keep coming on.
Chevy Mechanic: AMEDEE, CHEVY TECHNICIAN replied 1 year ago

Ok, so why cant you check engine vacuum?

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
i dont know how. nor do i have a gauge to check vacuum
Chevy Mechanic: AMEDEE, CHEVY TECHNICIAN replied 1 year ago

Ok, sir, I dont think I can help you.

I will leave this open for other experts.

Good luck.

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Hi,

New expert here. Do you still need help with this?

At this point will the engine at least sort of idle?

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