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JM_16v
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11th Nov 07 at 10:36   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

moved the car on monday up the drive monday no problem. i put in a cd player which worked. i tried to start is friday and no joy. i put a volt meter across the battery its running 12.8 volts. checked all the fuses there fine.

when i turn the key the starter motor will just turn but nothing will happen to the engine. i havent even driven it so advice woul be gd
flybikeslee
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11th Nov 07 at 11:39   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

check the plugs and leads and report back
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Check the fuel cut off switch.



yes ive done it before

[Edited on 11-11-2007 by pow]
JM_16v
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11th Nov 07 at 13:06   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

wheres the fuel cut switch, and plugs and leads are fine.
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is it sparking
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11th Nov 07 at 13:24   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

is it getting fuel and spark?
JM_16v
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not sure all i can hear ithe starter motor the engine isnt even turning over
Warren G
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11th Nov 07 at 14:45   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

take the oil cap out and see if the cams are spinning
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11th Nov 07 at 14:56   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

The starter solenoid isn't engaging so new starter possibly.
JM_16v
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11th Nov 07 at 15:09   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

quote:
Originally posted by warren.g
take the oil cap out and see if the cams are spinning

yes, is it worth just trying a new battery?
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eh, is the starter engaging? or is the starter just spinning?
JM_16v
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11th Nov 07 at 15:15   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

not sure. but the cams are turning and the belt is also
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if the cams are turning the starter is engaging, i would take the cd player out n try it as there is something that runs through the stereo that the ecu needs to start the engine iirc
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11th Nov 07 at 22:42   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

have you checked for spark and fuel yet?....
if not do that 1st.
JM_16v
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quote:
Originally posted by ad-sport
if the cams are turning the starter is engaging, i would take the cd player out n try it as there is something that runs through the stereo that the ecu needs to start the engine iirc

this worrys me as it only broke after i fitted the cdplayer
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12th Nov 07 at 21:58   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

so have you tried it with the standard radio fitted yet?
JM_16v
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13th Nov 07 at 09:31   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

it worked with the sterio on my tig for months i removed it to fix the sterio as it needed some solder.
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JM, have you blown the immobilizer fuse with your dodgy soldering?
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Is the ECU light working on the dash?


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JM_16v
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quote:
Originally posted by pow
JM, have you blown the immobilizer fuse with your dodgy soldering?

its only soldering to the cd player loom iteslf nowhere on the car
Fro
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14th Nov 07 at 09:28   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

Won't be the battery if the starter is spinning.
JM_16v
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ive decided to kick it and see if that works
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Immobilizers on the same line as the stereo loom...

 
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