1989 Opel Calibra no start

Tiny
DANNYOB
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  • 1989 OPEL CALIBRA
  • 4 CYL
  • 2WD
  • MANUAL
  • 169,000 MILES
I doing up this calibra it hasnt run for 3 years iv had it running before. I changed timing belt now starts once for a second then dies. There is fuel and spark at plugs ht leads are good and good compression and fuel pump and relay are all ok?
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Tuesday, June 8th, 2010 AT 3:38 PM

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Tiny
RASMATAZ
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Check the fuel pressure to rule the filter and fuel pump and also if the injectors are pulsing
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Tuesday, June 8th, 2010 AT 4:43 PM
Tiny
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Whats best way to check injectors are working?
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Wednesday, June 9th, 2010 AT 3:27 PM
Tiny
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Listen to it if its clicking they all should sound the same or check its solenoid resistances
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Wednesday, June 9th, 2010 AT 3:35 PM
Tiny
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Thanks will check that out
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Wednesday, June 9th, 2010 AT 4:36 PM
Tiny
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Where is the crankshaft sencor located?
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Friday, June 11th, 2010 AT 2:07 PM
Tiny
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I don't have that information in my reference Mit1 or Alldata-sorry
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Friday, June 11th, 2010 AT 6:09 PM
Tiny
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Sorted was crank sensor. New prob oil pressure
light was on I openend oil sump and petrol came gushing out how could this be?
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Monday, June 14th, 2010 AT 2:32 PM
Tiny
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Injectors and fuel pressure regulator are leaking
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Monday, June 14th, 2010 AT 3:49 PM
Tiny
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Thanks ras. Do I need to replace injectors or just the rubber seals the later I hope?
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Monday, June 14th, 2010 AT 3:58 PM
Tiny
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Investigate before you start throwing parts to it that your childrens could use in the future
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Monday, June 14th, 2010 AT 4:05 PM
Tiny
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Hi my calibra starts for a second then dies getting petrol in sump and oil filter. So I think it starts when all fuel has drained into sump etc then floods and turns over but wont start how is fuel getting in sump and oil filter?
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Monday, July 12th, 2010 AT 2:03 PM

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