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Old 08-18-2012, 12:08 PM
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heat can be a factor, so that's a common tell of a crank sensor issue.

you could also have other issues, but i would check the injector pulse since that seems to be the most likely cause if the no start, which could point to a crank or cam sensor.


to do the bulb test, take a 194 bulb and pull the elements down to make it look like the bulb has 'legs'. take these legs and plug them into the injector harness instead of the injector.

crank. look for a slight/light blinking. it will not be very bright, and may simply 'blink' by glowing orange and then bot, then orange, then not. so it would be helpful to have a 2nd person for the cranking.



if that glows, then you have fuel pulse. this means the dme is trying to fire the cylinders. the next thing to check then is fuel delivery itself. not simply fuel pressure, but fuel volume as well. iirc these things may have 2 fuel pumps. one inline 1 in the tank.


hope this helps.



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