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Re: Volvo MD7A Not Starting

So the last thing you did before it started acting up is shut the engine down. I assume you shut down by pulling the fuel shut off. You might want to check the linkage and cable on the engine kill knob, and make sure it hasn't slipped, stretched or broken. Failing that, perhaps you are right, and the pump needs an overhaul. Perhaps it cannot generate the pressure required by the freshly serviced injectors, however it is strange that it ran the first time you tried it. If you haven't got the tools to test the pump,and your compression, it might be worth while to pay a mechanic to come down and spend a couple of hours on it.
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