Car has been sitting for a year or so and was running at that time

Tiny
5920COMP
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  • 1989 VOLVO 780
  • 120,000 MILES
Car will not start right now unless starting fluid is sprayed in intake path. Believe injectors are not firing!
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Monday, December 5th, 2011 AT 6:33 PM

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Tiny
JACOBANDNICKOLAS
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Check fuel pump pressure.
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Monday, December 5th, 2011 AT 6:34 PM
Tiny
RASMATAZ
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Could be if you check it with a noid lite
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Monday, December 5th, 2011 AT 6:41 PM
Tiny
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I checked just by opening line to see if pump was pumping, because pump was not pumping at first. Is there a minimum pressure to trigger injectors to open?
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Monday, December 5th, 2011 AT 9:48 PM
Tiny
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Thank you sir. Do you know pump pressure specifications?
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Monday, December 5th, 2011 AT 10:27 PM
Tiny
RASMATAZ
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42 psi
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Monday, December 5th, 2011 AT 11:37 PM
Tiny
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Thank you sir, I will check and confirm!
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Tuesday, December 6th, 2011 AT 12:24 PM
Tiny
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Let us know what you find.
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Tuesday, December 6th, 2011 AT 4:11 PM
Tiny
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Will do!
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Wednesday, December 7th, 2011 AT 2:21 PM

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