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suzuki vitara: cranks..gas in the valve body it want to start

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my suzuki vitara cranks and don't start. It has spark. If spray some gas in the valve body it want to start.
Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Car
Expert:  Tom replied 4 years ago.
Yes the crank sensor will allow the injectors to pulse and allow the vehicle to start has this been tested yet?
Customer: replied 4 years ago.
No i have not tested it yet because I don't know where it is exactly
Expert:  Tom replied 4 years ago.
Here's the location.
I would check this first . If there is still an issue I would then have the timing checked. These are the next steps. Hoped this helped. Positive feedback and bonuses greatly appreciated.
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Customer: replied 4 years ago.

Before changing the sensor is there a way to check it, and what are the voltage I need at the injector's.

I'am not able to check it now . I will do that tomorrow and will contact you later.


Expert:  Tom replied 4 years ago.
This will show you had to test the sensor .
You can test the injectors with a noid light to see if they pulse . If you need further help let me know. Positive feedback and bonuses greatly appreciated.

Customer: replied 4 years ago.
You sent me a pic of the position but where is the location of pic B Is it on top of the bell housing or somewhere else. Is it accesible without removing some parts?
Expert:  Tom replied 4 years ago.
You will need to remove the transmission .
The 2.0" B" is on the rear of the engine. Please be sure to pay the first expert.I just wanted to provide you the info you needed while he was off-line
Remove transmission from vehicle and then remove flywheel or drive plate from crankshaft.
Disconnect connector from crankshaft position sensor (1).
Remove crankshaft position sensor from cylinder block (2).
Reverse removal procedure noting the followings.
Check to make sure that crankshaft position sensor is free from any metal particles and damage.
Apply engine oil to O-ring of sensor.
Install crankshaft position sensor to cylinder block.
Hoped this helped. Positive feedback and bonuses greatly appreciated.