Re: Trouble with 2.5DT - will not start
"Oli Agust" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> My patience with my 1988 90 2.5DT is running out. It constantly throws
> something at me that need fixing. I just finished rebuilding the front
> brake cylinders, 5 days later the speedometer gave up and 2 days later
> the car just stopped and I can't get it running again.
> I was driving at around 90km/h when it rather suddenly lost a lot of
> power, a few seconds later it lost it all and I had to pull over and it
> would not start again.
> I have checked the solenoid cut off valve and bleed the system but it
> will not fire up. It seems to be getting diesel all the way. What
> surprised me the most was that two of the after glow plugs were very
> wet with diesel but the front two were not.
> Could it be the injectors or did I maybe loose compression on the
> cylinders, should I pull the head? Any suggestion appreciated since my
> home mechanic knowledge is running out fast on this one! :)
try a sniff of easy start, if it fires, then the basic engine is fine, and
you have a fuel problem. If it will not run on easy start, then you have a