1994 VAUXHALL ASTRA CAR WILL NOT START

  • Tiny
  • martyn brown
  • 1994 Vauxhall Astra

Engine Performance problem
1994 Vauxhall Astra 4 cyl Two Wheel Drive Manual 146000 miles

was driving car changed gear car cut out didn't start again and hasn't started since. Have done or tried the following changed spark plugs, leads, rota arm, distributer, checked cam, checked timing, checked plug next to battery, nice spark at plug when turning over even tried easy start straight into the singal point but still will not start can you help?

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Sunday, December 20th, 2009 AT 10:47 AM

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  • rasmataz
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Could be a problem with the valve and ignition timing. Remove distributor cap have helper crank engine over is the rotor turning?

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Monday, December 21st, 2009 AT 4:42 AM
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Hi,
Thanks for your reply but yes I have tried this and the rotor is turning.
Martyn

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Monday, December 21st, 2009 AT 1:49 PM
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Check your fuel pressure if its within specs and for injection pulses at the injectors

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Tuesday, December 22nd, 2009 AT 1:49 AM
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Hi thanks once agaiin, I have had the fuel pressure and injection checked all o-k.
Martyn

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Tuesday, December 22nd, 2009 AT 11:46 AM
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You got nice spark, correct fuel pressure -now all you need is compression-check it and comeback-You can have both but if the valve and ignition timing is off-she'll never start-

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Tuesday, December 22nd, 2009 AT 12:03 PM

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