CAR HAS BEEN SITTING FOR A YEAR OR SO AND WAS RUNNING AT THAT TIME

  • Tiny
  • 5920comp
  • 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!

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
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  • Jacobandnickolas
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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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