Having problems with your 1995 Pontiac Grand Am ?
Car will kick over when starting ignition but wont start
\015 Q1 I have changed the alternator and the spark plugs but the car continues not to start. What is next???? Please help!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!\015\012\015\012\015\012Q2 I removed a spark plug and have found oil on one of plugs but no gasket leaks. Can some one tell me what to do please???\015
Sounds like your valve cover gasket is leaking oil into your spark plugs and is causing both of your problems. if you have oil on one of your plugs then that plug can't fire correctly causing the car not to start. I would suggest that you change the plug that has been fouled by the oil and check the wire if it got a lot of oil on it as well as the oil can degrade their ability to insulate, and the plugs will start arcing up the sides and engine will start misfiring. You should be able to change the valve cover gasket relatively easy with a couple of tools. Hope this helps. Thanks for ranking my response and for using FixYa!
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