The engine does not start

Checks by the user

  • Starter motor turns engine too slowly
  • Fuel tank empty
  • Fault in stop control
  • Restriction in a fuel pipe
  • Fault in fuel lift pump
  • Dirty fuel filter element
  • Air in fuel system
  • Fault in atomisers or atomisers of an incorrect type
  • Cold start system used incorrectly
  • Fault in cold start system
  • Wrong type or grade of fuel used

Check by the workshop personnel

  • Fault in fuel injection pump
  • Broken drive on fuel injection pump
  • Timing of fuel injection pump is incorrect
  • Valve timing is incorrect
  • Bad compression
  • Valves are not free
  • Worn cylinder bores
  • Leakage between valves and seats
  • Piston rings are not free or they are worn or broken