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Will not start

I have replaced the crank and camshaft sensor. As well as spark plugs and wires. I have 12.6V on the battery. It turns over at a decent rate. I removed the fuel rail hose and turned the key on. I have pressure at the fuel rail. Getting spark. Also rented a code reader from auto zone. It coded out P0101,P0340. Air flow sensor is clean, and looks good.

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Did you have a check engine light on or did it just die. I had the same problem and it turned out to be the timing belt after i changed all the same stuff that you changed out so check that. If it is run a way your engine could be shot.

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Pulling the fuel hose off and checking that way is ineffective as there is no pressure on the pump so you need to put an in line fuel pressure gauge to be 100% sure you have operational pressure.Have you got a pulse at the injectors?You will need to plug in a noid light tester to determine if the pulse is good and exists.You could spray engine start up the intake before the air flow meter and see if it wants to run.If it trys to run then its likely a fault in the fuel system.Im assuming that the other repairs were done correctly.

Posted on Nov 04, 2008

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