ROVER 1998 SLI 1.6

  • Tiny
  • gazzaonestop
  • 1998 Rover 4 Series
  • 2WD
  • manual
  • 99,000 miles

My rover 1999 sli wont start when its damp or cold but no problem when its warm why is this?

Thursday, February 17th, 2011 AT 11:52 AM

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  • Tiny
  • rasmataz
  • Member

Next time it refuses to start don't wait for it to make up its mind-do below immediately to determine if its fuel or spark problem

Get a helper disconnect a sparkplug wire or 2 and ground it to the engine atleast 3/16 away from ground-have helper crank engine over-do you have a snapping blue spark? If so-you have a fuel related problem, Do you hear the fuel pump come On when you turn key on? If not check fuel pump fuse and fuel pump relay if okay-check the fuel pressure to rule out the fuel filter/fuel pump/pressure regulator and listen to the injector/s are they pulsing or hook up a noid light. No snapping blue spark continue to troubleshoot the ignition system-power input to the coil/coil packs, coil's resistances, cap and rotor, distributor pick-up coil, ignition control module, cam and crank sensors and computer Note: If it doesn't apply disregard it and keep testing.

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