How JustAnswer Works:
  • Ask an Expert
    Experts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional Answer
    Via email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site.
    Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
    Rate the answer you receive.
Ask Curtis B. Your Own Question
Curtis B.
Curtis B., Technician
Category: Agriculture and Farm Equipment
Satisfied Customers: 26753
Experience:  Technican turned service manager on multiple lines of equipment and rental equipment.
30244710
Type Your Agriculture and Farm Equipment Question Here...
Curtis B. is online now
A new question is answered every 9 seconds

Have a steiger 485 I replaced the engine in it (iveco 12.9)

Customer Question

Have a steiger 485 I replaced the engine in it (iveco 12.9) due to mechanical failure of old engine now new engine will only crank but not start. I bleed the fuel system and have white smoke from exausht.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Agriculture and Farm Equipment
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.
I assume this is mechanical injection engine and not electronic. If you loosen high pressure line to an injector , do you get fuel squirting or just dribbling? Did new engine come with injection pump already installed? Is the fuel shutoff solenoid getting battery voltage when the key is on?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
It's electronic injection sir. Has to bleeder screws one on fuel filter houseing and one on water neck where the fuel passes back trough the head I don't have alot of knowledge of iveco engines but I'm not getting any diagnostic codes while cranking.
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.
I don't know beans about the electronic engines. I will opt out and see if anyone else will answer. Please do not respond to me or it will lock the question to me. Sorry.