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1906 Chevy Cobalt runs hesitant and now won't start did it

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for a while and then...
1906 Chevy Cobalt runs hesitant and now won't start did it for a while and then after so long with start again now won't start at all
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Chevy Mechanic: rpmdiag, Tech and Instructor replied 3 months ago
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Chevy Mechanic: rpmdiag, Tech and Instructor replied 3 months ago

The problem can be a loss of spark or fuel. You can check
for spark at the plugs with a spark tester. Check
compression too for a possible valve timing issue with a
compression gauge. You can check fuel pressure with a
gauge and all of these tools should be available to you at
your local parts store for rent or purchase. You need to
check for any stored codes in the computer with a
code reader or a scan tool. The code reader only gives the
codes and definitions, where the scan tool gives you all
the needed data to diagnose the codes.

My goal is to assist you in the repair of your vehicle by
supplying you with well educated information. I may not
always have the exact fix you wanted to hear, but my job is
to get you on the right track, which I always do. I can’t hear,
see, smell or touch your vehicle from where I’m at, so your
understanding of that is greatly appreciated. There are no
magical answers, but I do my best to guide you in the right
direction.
Please understand that I don't know your skill level or tools
you have to assist us. JA is a great Q/A site, but it does not replace a
repair shop. So please don’t shoot the messenger if I have to
deliver bad news:)

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Chevy Mechanic: rpmdiag, Tech and Instructor replied 3 months ago

Did you have any more questions for me at this time?

Thanks again, Ron

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