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Message started by camhedge on Jun 26th, 2020 at 9:24pm

Title: 944/NA '86 - Engine starts and then dies
Post by camhedge on Jun 26th, 2020 at 9:24pm
My 944 is having issues starting. The engine starts fine but then proceeds to immediately cut-out unless gas is applied.

One thing I have noticed is that if revved, the RPM hesitates to settle back down.

This issue has developed after an engine removal/refit. Whilst out of the car the following work has been done on the engine, by myself:
- Con-rod bearings replaced.
- Timing belts replaced.
- New crankshaft sensors and bracket (gap set)
- New distributor and rotor.

As part of troubleshooting I have:
- Rechecked the sensor gap.
- Tested and set the TPS as detailed on Clark's garage.
- DME relay bypassed.

Any advice/ideas would be greatly appreciated. Cheers!

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