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Ok so the vehicle is a 2012 2.2 Antara and i am having a lot of problems starting it. Long story short was it had a head gasket replaced due to oil in the coolant and ever since the thing will not start.I have checked timing, every connector on everything and all is fine. However, i am getting no fuel out the end of the injector and there is no feed from the ECU at the plug, checked with an oscilloscope any ideas?Edited by: phayer1
 

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Is the electric fuel pump in the tank working? You should hear it running when you turn on the ignition. It runs on a timer for about 20 or 30 seconds (from memory) then stops. You will need to prime the whole system by turning the ignition on and off several times before you even try to start it. The electric pump primes the fuel system up to the transfer pump within the main injection pump.

Once the engine is running the transfer pump draws fuel from the tank and delivers it to the high pressure side of the pump via a suction control valve which is itself controlled by the ECU according to demand.

If you haven't already done so then prime the system fully by the ignition key on / off sequence and see if that works. Don't forget the obvious things:

No noise from the pump = investigate and rectify.

Enough fuel in the tank (don't laugh, been there, done that).

All pipe connections secure and fuel / air tight.

Unlikely to be fuel filter problem if you were not having fuel problems before.

Check all engine loom connections and crankshaft / camshaft sensor connections. If the ECU does not receive a signal from these it will not commence HP fuel injection.

There is normally no need to "bleed" the injector lines on a common rail diesel, the system is self-bleeding providing all connections etc are OK.

Is battery healthy enough to turn engine over fast enough to start?

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Thanks for your reply, all pipes etc are connected and tight. Its had new fuel filters to try and cure it also the electronic pump runs just getting no signal at injector and there are no error codes on the ECU.Edited by: phayer1
 

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Injectors not firing

Can you elaborate on your setup? How is everything connected? Have you checked that you have 5V on pin 7 of all the LM1949s? Also check that all diodes are installed the correct way in. Can you see a signal on pin 1 of the TIP122s it should have the same Hz as the injector signal. Also, check that the metal tabs of the TIP122s are not grounded.

Some good pictures of your board and overall setup could help.

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Ok so the vehicle is a 2012 2.2 Antara and i am having a lot of problems starting it. Long story short was it had a head gasket replaced due to oil in the coolant and ever since the thing will not start.I have checked timing, every connector on everything and all is fine. However, i am getting no fuel out the end of the injector and there is no feed from the ECU at the plug, checked with an oscilloscope any ideas?Edited by: phayer1
 

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I had the same problem with mine one garage said it was the head gasket but car was running too well for that so I investigated myself to find the oil cooler was the problem as the oil is cooled off the water system and the oil pressure being higher than the water pressure it naturally pushed the oil into the coolant check your coolant again
 
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