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Theoretically, if I get this sensor aligned correctly and is working well, would it be the solution to no fuel and no spark?
Yes. The ecm has to have perfect reference in order to adjust spark and injector timing. If thats not correct, systems shut down as a safety.
 

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Aligned the crank sensor, got fuel in cyclinders now, car sounds like it wants to run but can’t. Expecting no spark
 

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Whats your compression? Nobody knows how long this replacement engine was sitting for, it could have dry (as in lack of oil) walls. Adding fuel doesnt help at that point.
 

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Compression is good across all cylinders. Should I still replace my crankshaft position sensor
 

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Maybe not by itself. Can you list every code thats setting along with description.
 

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Went back to my car and no codes. Recap: no spark, getting fuel, good compression. Plugged every sensor I can think of. Grounds are all tight and clean. Aligning the crankshaft position sensor got me fuel.
 

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Went back to my car and no codes. Recap: no spark, getting fuel, good compression. Plugged every sensor I can think of. Grounds are all tight and clean. Aligning the crankshaft position sensor got me fuel.
Can you take a pic of your intake manifold front of the engine passenger side cylinders. I want to confirm something.
 

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Just got back home from the car it’s about 20 minutes away. What are you looking for? You want me to keep the intake manifold on?
 

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Just got back home from the car it’s about 20 minutes away. What are you looking for? You want me to keep the intake manifold on?
Pop the hood, and snap the pic when you can. Engine cover off, thats the only prep for the pic.
 

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Wow, thats a gross looking engine. Needs a good cleaning, lol

Why is the intake manifold removed?

I just wanted to make sure you didnt route the harness wrong and plug in the hpfr sensor to the map sensor.

Can of worms you have there.
 
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Wow, thats a gross looking engine. Needs a good cleaning, lol

Why is the intake manifold removed?

I just wanted to make sure you didnt route the harness wrong and plug in the hpfr sensor to the map sensor.

Can of worms you have there.
Caught on fire while trying to start because I was stupid and didn’t fully tighten the fuel rail. Now I’m having the same problems before the fire. Will clean once it starts. Definitely a headache. Can’t figure out the spark issue. Might tow to a mechanic if can’t figure out by end of month
 

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And the Purge valve assembly is where exactly? The connection is behind the throttle body which will allow unmetered air into the manifold.
 
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And the Purge valve assembly is where exactly? The connection is behind the throttle body which will allow unmetered air into the manifold.
Just finished putting most of it back on the car. Forgot the battery box at home but the engine system is complete now. Just wish it wasn't an electrical problem. The only sensors I know that aren't connected are the crash sensors on the bumper. Other than that I don't want to fill the coolant system until I know the car starts in case I need to remove it all.
 

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Just finished putting most of it back on the car. Forgot the battery box at home but the engine system is complete now. Just wish it wasn't an electrical problem. The only sensors I know that aren't connected are the crash sensors on the bumper. Other than that I don't want to fill the coolant system until I know the car starts in case I need to remove it all.
I could be mistaken, but, I don't think the car will start without coolant; one of those pesky safety features.
 

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The CHT sensor will trigger limp mode if temperature gets too high, however it will still spark. Electrically something is correct
 

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The car stopped cranking. All fuses look good. I think I fried something. The ecu?
I'd very carefully run through every wire under the hood looking for burnt/melted/broken wires; having an engine fire only added to your problems.
 
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