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I have a 1998 2.5 diesel with the BMW engine. It's just had

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I have a 1998 2.5 diesel with the BMW engine. It's just had a new head fitted. Have fuel to the injectors have cranked them off to remove the air but engine will not fire. What else could be the problem Glow plus and injector light on dash go out when turned over?
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Car
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Expert:  Greg replied 9 months ago.
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These engines are a bugger to get started after having the fuel system disconnected due to air in the system .
What i suggest you do is tow start the Rover or use easy start sprayed
down the throttle body when cranking .Do short burst from the spray can when cranking too much will hydrolock and stop the engine turning .
Also Note very common on this engine that if just one glow plug is bad very hard to start. check plugs remove and test bench.
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