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  1. Yup! another crank no start. But I feel like I have checked everything so I am hoping that someone can give me a few more leads. Son was driving our 2006 Fortwo CDI (Diesel) when it suddenly started to lose power, he pulled over and shut it down. After we towed it home it will now crank and possibly run for a few seconds, but it will never stay running, and there is now chance that you can drive it at all. Now I can crank and crank and it sounds like it will start to catch but it won't. Below are all the things I have checked. - An external fuel relay was added a couple months ago. - Fuel filter changed and lots of diesel coming out at the rail. - I tested each injector by removing it, pressurizing it on the rail and then applying voltage manually. All three injectors had good strong spray pattern of diesel. - I couldn't tell if the wires at the injectors were actually sending voltage as my multimeters wouldn't work with Min / Max function. - I went through the SAM and didn't find any burnt wires or melted connectors. - Crank Position Sensor was replaced. - I have a new strong battery, new alternator, new starter, new glow plugs, timing chain and guide were just done. I don't have a tool to test the high pressure rail as my pressure tester doesn't go high enough. What am I missing or what else can I look for??
  2. Did you miss us? Did you think we sold it? (We very nearly did lol--we 're trying again with a bit of progress) This new thread started here when it was thought just a n electrical problem: The SAM and such problem has apparently been rectified and the car turned over but did not start. Best thing that has happened! Adam droppped the engine, took off the valve cover and discovered 2 broken rocker arms and a spongy tappet ( bit with a nipply thing on the end directly under the rocker arm). Have since replaced these parts. May still need to take the head off and check for bent valves but not going there right now..... what we would like to know at this point is how do we determine the cam/crank timing if we don't know where anything is right now--this engine has been turning with and without chain and we're not sure when or how the rocker arms broke--- so it's turned no doubt with and without valves moving maybe----I know, I know, it's an interference engine so valves must be bent, busted, in that case but we need to get our heads around timing first. Thanks so much and hope everyone has had a good and healthy summer. I wish we had more tomatoes.