Car not firing

2009 Vauxhall Zafira Problem
The Problem
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Car turning over on key, no indication any of the cylinders are firing. Could this be a case of "total" breakdown of coil pack! No codes are showing on OBD test. Thanks.


Car Vauxhall Zafira
Variant 1.6
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Model Year 2009
Recalls Vauxhall Zafira Recalls
Avatar whittingehame
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Solution
You will have to isolate if it's a fuel or spark problem first .Amongst other possible causes could be the crank sensor .
Avatar scrubincookers
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Question
Would like to ask, would there not be any codes relating to the failing of a crank or cam sensor present! Just purchased an OBD11 reader for this problem but, there"s no codes detected. I have a new coil pack coming hope it fixes the problem, if not, then at least i can eliminate that area. Thanks
Avatar whittingehame
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Solution
Should normally trigger a code as should a faulty coil pack .
Avatar scrubincookers
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Question
That"s what i would expect (a code) I have read that if even the ECM has gone down it would throw up a code and possibly go into limp mode. Will update if i get it going. Thanks
Avatar whittingehame
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Solution
Just a thought , is the timing belt o.k ?
Avatar scrubincookers
Joined: 4 years ago | Fixes: 27 | Profile
Question
New timing belt kit was recently done 500miles or so. Hope it"s not ECU as last zafira had one go bad but, the symptoms are not the same. Could at least run engine (although would not rev up) This time car not starting. Thanks.
Avatar scrubincookers
Joined: 4 years ago | Fixes: 27 | Profile
Question
Update for followers. Fitted new coil pack and still nothing. Not to say it"s not c, pack but with ecu. Thanks.
Avatar whittingehame
Joined: 10 years ago | Fixes: 12,088 | Profile
Solution
As suggested earlier , have you checked you are getting spark , fuel and compression ?
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