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Old 09-15-2012, 01:01 PM   #1
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Default Car Cranks but wont start then I smell gas

I have a 02 civic auto Car works fine usually had a battery replacement but it seems their is some fuel issue the car wont start until about the 15 time I crank it then I just smell gas everywhere is this a fuel issue does my pump need replacement how I go about Troubleshooting this before I have to go spend money to fix it
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Old 09-15-2012, 02:14 PM   #2
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Check for a fuel leak.
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Old 09-21-2012, 11:32 PM   #3
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Sounds like a lack of ignition spark maybe, guessing the pump works to smell the fuel! . . . . Maybe check the fuel rail for pressure?
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Old 09-23-2012, 01:31 AM   #4
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Sounds like a leak....when it finally gets enough fuel inside the cylinder it starts.
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