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1988 Isuzu Trooper: driving down..road..Engine turns..wont run

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I have a 1988 Isuzu Trooper II. I reciently experienced the problem of driving down the road and the vehicle suddenly died. Engine turns over but won't run. Its a 2.6L MFI, 5 speed manual trans.. Ive replaced the ign. sw., coil, and fuel pump relay with no success. I appreciate all anticipated feedback. Thnx!

Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Car
Expert:  joe replied 7 years ago.
hi joe, have you verified that you have spark and fuel at the plugs and fuel rail?
Customer: replied 7 years ago.
no not yet
Expert:  joe replied 7 years ago.

mostlikey you have a faulty crank position sensor, but we need to verify spark to be absolutely sure



Customer: replied 7 years ago.
used spark plug test conn on plug 1. turn key to on pos. no lite. need to hold key to on pos or not?

Expert:  joe replied 7 years ago.
yes you need to crank the engine, like your tying to start it

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