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

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fuel injection. changed timing bi JA...
i can't find the crank angle sensor. 1989 holden astra 1.8 fuel injection. changed timing bi
JA: Okay, I'll connect you to the mechanic to help find that for your Saturn Astra. Before I do, is there anything else you want him to know?
Customer: holden astra 1989 changed timing belt and now it won't fire or oymp fuel
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AU Auto Mechanic: Gary, Australia Car Mechanic replied 2 months ago
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AU Auto Mechanic: Gary, Australia Car Mechanic replied 2 months 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

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Customer reply replied 2 months ago
Was running before hand all timing marks match but no spark and wont pump fuel
AU Auto Mechanic: Gary, Australia Car Mechanic replied 2 months ago

That's unusual.

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

Gary

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Customer reply replied 2 months ago
No nothing that I can see
AU Auto Mechanic: Gary, Australia Car Mechanic replied 2 months ago

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

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Customer reply replied 2 months ago
it turns
AU Auto Mechanic: Gary, Australia Car Mechanic replied 2 months 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

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Customer reply replied 2 months ago
No fuses blown don't know how to check the relays
AU Auto Mechanic: Gary, Australia Car Mechanic replied 2 months 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

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