Fiat Stilo engine just cut out as we were driving and wouldnt start , luckily we were 20 yards from home the engine turns over freely enough but wont start oil water and fuel are all ok

2002 Fiat Stilo Problem

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CarFiat Stilo 5door hatch JTD
Year2002
OwnertheRumswigger
Posted05/09/2010
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the car cut out after a short drive luckily we were only 25 yards from home, all levels are fine the engine turns over freely enough but wont fire up .
any help would be greatly appreciated.
Problem Category
Engine, Cooling System & Drivetrain

Running Rough, Starting & Power Loss


Solution 1
whittingehame | Legend | Since: Oct 2009 | Posts: 444 | Fixes: 11985 | View Garage
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Ha ve to check car getting fuel ? spark ? Could be timing belt ?


Posted on Sunday 5th of September 2010
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Solution 2
Paulo Stilo Abarth | Driver | Since: Dec 2011 | Posts: 0 | Fixes: 2 | View Garage
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Hi, The exact same thing has happened to me. Normally it is the Magnetic Cam Sensor and its quite an easy job to do yourself. Parts about 20 quid. When it happened to me the car turned off at idol and then would not start again. You can hear the engine turning over but it wont start.


Posted on Thursday 29th of December 2011
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