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I can't find the crank angle sensor. 1989 holden astra 1.8

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i can't find the crank angle sensor. 1989 holden astra 1.8 fuel injection. changed timing bi
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Customer: holden astra 1989 changed timing belt and now it won't fire or oymp fuel
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Australia Car
Expert:  Gary replied 1 month ago.

Hello! My name is Gary.
Welcome to JustAnswer.
I'm reviewing your question now, and will post back with a reply shortly.

Expert:  Gary replied 1 month ago.

Was the engine running before changing the timing belt?

All the marks were lined up correctly?

The crank sensor is in the distributor.

Does it have spark?

Gary

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
Was running before hand all timing marks match but no spark and wont pump fuel
Expert:  Gary replied 1 month ago.

That's unusual.

Have you knocked something off, the distributor cap or some other connector?

Gary

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
No nothing that I can see
Expert:  Gary replied 1 month ago.

Can you verify the rotor button spins when you crank the engine?

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
it turns
Expert:  Gary replied 1 month ago.

Ok, so if the cam timing is definitely correct, you have either blown a fuse or damaged something that is causing no spark and no fuel.

Can you check all relays fuses are fitted, not blown etc?

Gary

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
No fuses blown don't know how to check the relays
Expert:  Gary replied 1 month ago.

Do you have a workshop manual?

I can't find an engine circuit diagram on the net, since it is an older model.

The factory manuals are printed, not like current models which are on line if you can access them.

If you can't see anything like a ground strap not reconnected etc, then you might need to have a tech look at it.

I've never had an engine not start up after a timing belt job.

Sorry I can't give you any further advice.

Gary