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Vauxhall Zafira Diesel. Will only start when easystart ether sprayed into air intake then runs ok.I have changed the fuel filter and cracked open the fuel supply to the injectors when cranking engine to check fuel is reaching them ok.Will not start even when hot.Battery is turning engine over fast enough.No code faults showing.Mechanic is mystified.Can anyone suggest what the fault might be.Regards, Derek

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There will be fault codes if you use the correct scanner that has the right protocols for the car system
the problem will be faulty injectors ( squirting and not atomizing) or the fuel pressure is too low to crack the injectors
take it to an accredited specialist diesel shop for a proper diagnosis and quote
continue to use easy start and you will have more than a no start problem as that has the capability of blowing a rod through the sump

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Take carborator cleaner. First take off the big hose on the front of your intake then press gas peddal to open up and then spray it inside this fixed my problem. Jerry

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SOURCE: 2000 Gmc Yukon Denali wont start i changed fuel pump and filter

your getting too much air in chamber on igintion probly cause by a faulty intake and or a faulty tps (throttle positioning sensor) sounds like intake is sucking more air that fuel which is giving a bad air fuel mix in chamber also try checking your mass air could be faulty as well

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