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155 Fuel System Trouble?

Model : 155 2.0 TS
Year: 1996
Mileage:307 000km

Hi guys,

Hope you all are well? Better than I am at this stage?

I have had a lot of trouble with my 155 these last couple of months. As you can see I have a couple of threads posted.

Okay, where do I begin?

1. I put a new copper head gasket on the head after having a lot of issues with the head and gaskets.
2. While I was busy, replaced the timing belt and all the pulleys with that, including the balance belt and all its pulleys.
3. Replaced the inlet, and exhaust pulleys on the cams.
4. Replaced the cam variator on the inlet cam.

Then after all of that, I still had a knocking noise coming from somewhere. After further inspection I found that the big end bearing on the crank were shot to pieces.
Luckily no damage on the crank or the sleeves or pistons.

But.now after about two weeks of driving and without any warning, the car cut out on me.
It was like there was no fuel getting through to the motor. I checked that there was actually fuel in the tank.

After getting home and taking the inlet pipe to the fuel rail off, there was fuel getting through to the rail.

I then disconnected the fuel rail off of the motor and then gave the motor a turn, the injectors are spraying in perfect timing and in the perfect spray.

I dont know if there is a block in the system somewhere? She starts up but does not respond to any throttle and dies as soon you try to move?

Apologies for the essay, but I thought Id give more detail to get clear advise.



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oh yes, and the injector light on the dash is on.
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Hey Guys,

I took the copper gasket out out and replaced it with a stock gasket. After waiting some time for the crack/r.p.m. sensor, had to modify the connector on the new sensor.

Replaced the sensor and she is purring like a kitten.

I am easing her into it for now before driving to work and back.

The engine warning light is still on, but I am sure it is just the ECU that needs to be reset.
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I found that the injector light was still on after an engine change, and the cam sensor had a different colour connector.
IIRC the original engine had a cam sensor with a blue connector that clipped on to the side of the inlet plenum
The replacement engine had a sensor with a black connector,and the injector light never went off.

When i put the sensor with the blue connector back on, injector light went off straight away.

at no time did i have any running issues with either.

It is possible there are slight variations, which are enough to turn the injector light on

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