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The engine on my diesel backhoe turns but will not start. i bleed the lines and it will not start. tractor has been sitting for 2 years due to my knee/back surgeries. any suggestions.

Mechanic's Assistant: Have you checked the battery, particularly the terminal connections? Are they corroded?

No, i'll try that. the starter turns slow even with a boost from my diesel truck

Mechanic's Assistant: What is the make/model/year of your car?

I guess it is mid 80's and a jcb 4 cylinder perkins turbo

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your vehicle yourself? What have you tried so far?

Tractor was sitting idle for two years. I tried to start it, it won't I charged the battery, bleed the the lines and still won't start. turns slow even with a boost

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the Mechanic to know before I connect you?

Wondering if it may be electrical or injector problem

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Did you bleed the high-pressure injection lines while cranking? Did you have fuel squirting or just dribbling? Are you getting any smoke from the exhaust when cranking? Is the fuel shutoff solenoid getting 12 volts and opening the fuel passage to the injectors?

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