CAR CRANKS BUT WILL NOT START DEFINATELY NOT FUEL RELATED

  • Tiny
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Vehicle has been on the diagnostics computer apparently its a bad earth somewhere. Could this bad earth have anything too do with my stereo system, amplifiers and woofers if one of these lost their earth through a loose connection could this effect whether the car starts or not. Before the car packed up it was juddering over the road loss of power like a fuel problem it is a diesel (nightmare). And its recently had another fuel pump fitted and fuel filter.2 months ago. Please can you help. Many thanks

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Wednesday, June 13th, 2012 AT 11:35 PM

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  • Tiny
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Did you have the fuel pressure checked? What computer? Was there a code? If there was, what was the code?

Bad grounds will cause all kind of issues. Get them checked, cleaned and tightened.

Roy

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Wednesday, June 13th, 2012 AT 11:40 PM

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