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Thread: P38 won't start

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    P38 won't start

    My 1999 p38 has been laid up for a year or so I've charged the battery things I've done put new top seals on the injector pump put a new pump in the diesel tank new glow plugs it just doesn't what to start please help

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    Is the security system opening the fuel stop solenoid?
    Wrenchin' to Riches

    DBA P T Schram Rover Repair, Churubusco, IN USA

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    I've replaced the fuel stop s​olenoid when the pump seals where done

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    After replacing is it getting power on start-up?
    Larry K, ASE
    Millstadt ,IL
    2011 LR4 HSE LUX
    Prev. owns: 87 RR Classic, 96 D1 4.0, 96 P38 4.6

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    Yes it turns over it fire after turning it over for a bit but just won't take any throttle it's like it is getting starved of fuel ???

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    Have you checked fuel pressure?
    Larry K, ASE
    Millstadt ,IL
    2011 LR4 HSE LUX
    Prev. owns: 87 RR Classic, 96 D1 4.0, 96 P38 4.6

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    Am unsure how to do that but I'll read up on it then do it thanks for your reply

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