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Espace Starting problems

Renault Espace 1989 2.0 TXE InjectionI've had the car almost a year trouble free, then suddenly one day it wouldnt start on the ley, bump started it heard a huge clunk but it started, once i stopped the vehicle upon inspecting where the noise came from i discovered the 2 front engine mounts had snapped and also the earth strap from engine to chassis, these have since been replaced as well as new washer relay that had burnt out, i am now having the same starting problems, all 4 HT leads are sparking, injectors are spraying fuel, turns over on key but will not start, if i pour fuel directly into the carburettor it'll start and run till that fuel is used up then cut out, i'm no mechanic but i know a thing or two, i cannot see any possible reason as to why it will not start. any help would be greatly appreciated as im about readay to scrap it, thanks in advance kev

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  • kevin mellor Nov 15, 2008

    i have also tried a bump start and nothing, however i removed the starter motor and tested it on a battery and it locks out and spins as it should

  • kevin mellor Nov 16, 2008

    where do i get one and where do i put it?? thanks for the reply

  • kevin mellor Nov 16, 2008

    where can i buy one and where do i put it? thanks

  • kevin mellor Nov 16, 2008

    unscrew that i think i know where you mean and attach pressure gauge then turn engine over??

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Put a fuel pressure guage on it. injectors will click even with no fuel. also pressure might not be high enough to run

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  • darin brown Nov 16, 2008

    any auto parts store. look on engine near fuel injectors. mounted on fuel rail looks like tire valve.

  • darin brown Nov 16, 2008

    just turn key on

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