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Discussion in 'VR - VS Holden Commodore (1993 - 1997)' started by jaydee 1944, Jan 12, 2019.

  1. jaydee 1944

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    Have replaced almost all related parts now its down to no injector pulse have spark have fuel when I turn on ignition the reds appear but the thermos fan start then when i crank the motor turns over but wont fire ,if I introduce ''start you bastard'' to the air flow it will run momentarily ,I also notice the fuel guage doesn't register and the tacho also doesn't work any helpers out there.
     
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    Does the security light under the stereo keep flashing while you crank?
     
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    the_boozer no more VK

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    How do you know it has fuel? Does it have fuel pressure? Any error codes?
     
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    Any fault codes?
    Blown fuses or relays?
    Hotwire fuel pump or checked for fuel pressure?
     
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    Ihave not checked either fuses or relays nor found any fault codes will try that next thank you
     
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    posted reply in wrong section my bad
     
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    Was it running and just stopped one day or a recent conversion
     
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    It coughed and spluterd one day 2 years ago hasn't gone since
     
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    sorry took so long no the light stops flashing when cranking
     
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    no the light stops flashing when cranking
     
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    found 1 blown fuse replaced but still no start
     
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    replaced 1 blown fuse but no different
     
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    Assuming you bridge pins 5 & 6 correctly & no fault codes come up next would be to check/swap out

    fuel pump/filters/fuel pressure
    ignition module
    coil
     
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    how or where do you bridge pins 5 and 6 it has new fuel pump coil ignition module have not checked fuel pressure {my last holden was a red motor FJ]
     
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    Above brake pedal...it's one of first things to do on these things.

    Do a search on forum & start again from beginning or you'll just go in circles.
     
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    I think this task is beyond me as I don't have the special tools required ie fuel pressure guage, and diagnostic thingymajig
     
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    woteva NEED 4 SPEED

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    No special tools required yet.
    Diagnostic codes can be read with a paperclip

    As it runs with start ya bastard, I would think it would be a fuel problem.
     
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    yes ok I can do that but at one stage my son had an eleco look at it and he said that the injectors had no pulse and that it was the ecu
     
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    Thanks lads for your assistance i'm sure i'll get there in the end.
     
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