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Will not start,(but engine rotates)

Good spark at plugs, petrol pump working, but will not fire up.

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Make sure fuel is going to engine from injectors, you can try by adding carburetor cleaner to intake and crak it, if it runs for a little be then ijectors are not firing, some times the ignition module to control the spark will keep the injectors from firing

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