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Re: Engine cranks but won't start

Did you prime the fuel system, possibly air locked?  Check the fuel pressure, see if it has any. The rack in the fuel injection pump could be stuck? 

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Engine cranks but won't start

We have a 1979 3160 power unit driving a sawmill.

It will crank but not start.!

started & ran with no problems. has been sitting idel for last to months.

North florida location 


new battery

new fuel solenoid

new filters

fuel lines & fittings removed, checked, and cleaned