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went to move the gtv from my dads garage to my bodyshop last night and the damn thing wouldnt start!

cars been sat a while (about 8 months at a guess)

fitted a new battery, car turns over but wont fire,

Key Code light goes out, injector light doesnt (it comes on with ignition, after about 8 seconds (fuel pump still priming) the injector light goes out for a split second then back on) and stays on, the car cranks

i can hear the fuel pump priming, ive taken the 3 red relays out from behind the osf head light cover off and cleaned and reinstalled (and swapped them all around) still no joy

ive checked all the fuses

i removed a spark plug and it was bone dry, so no fuel coming out of the injectors??

anybody have any ideas??

the engine was fully rebuilt by jamie porter @ thealfaworkshop about 18k miles ago, everything replaced.... base liner seals, head gaskets, timing belt, and just about everything else! (to the tune of £2500)

i dont have access to any diagnostic equipment (the cars at my workshop in lingfield (RH7 6DF) if anyone local has it and fancies helping out.... :thumbs:


my first thought is, cam position sensor? or maybe crank pos sensor? im guessing the injectors are not getting the pulse signal to fire the injectors?
 

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disconnect your maf and try to start it. Mine showed similar symptoms when the maf failed while I was driving it. On the side of the road, I tried cranking and starting but to no avail, injector light stayed on and flashed of briefly then came on again. By unplugging the maf the management computer goes to a default setting that will allow it to start. It should idle roughly but should start.

Before doing this, check your fuel level! (might sound stupid but do so!):rolleyes:

I hope this helps!:thumbs:
 

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theres fuel in it, over a quater of the tank, + a gallon of super i had in the boot of the porsche, i have already tried the maf, no joy, unplugged it, tried starting, exactly the same, plugged it back in, same
 

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is there an "ecu" relay?
 

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I think I have a similar problem with a GTV P2 TS. I am still try to find a solution. Any ideas?
The car was working fine and then I parked it and went away for 3 weeks. When I came back the car would start but immediately the engine would stall. There are no lights on the dashboard. The diagnostics also report no faults.
I have disconnected the MAF and the car starts and works.
I ordered a brand new MAF (original), installed, and after a reset of the ECU (disconnect teh battery for a couple of hours) still the same problem. The car would start but the engine immediately woudl die
Any ideas?
I suspect either a Lambda sensor or maybe a problem with the MAF connector.
 
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