[V8] Help!! It still doesn't run!!!WTF!!
Tony and Lillie
tonyandlillie1 at earthlink.net
Mon Oct 25 23:21:47 EDT 2004
I swapped the sensors with good ones off my running 5ktq. Yes, to start they
both have to work, but only need the speed sensor to keep running - or was
that the RPM sensor??? Anyhow, I got the same exact symptoms. Put the 5ktq
back together - vroom - fired right up.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Enzeder" <enzeder at comcast.net>
To: <v8 at audifans.com>
Sent: Monday, October 25, 2004 9:02 PM
Subject: Re: [V8] Help!! It still doesn't run!!!WTF!!
> Just out of curiosity, did you swap the sensors from another car, or did
> you plug the ignition reference into the speed harness, etc? I ask
> because I thought both had to work for the car to start. My car quit
> after replacing the O2 sensor. I replaced both with new sensors, got me
> going again...
> At 08:20 PM 10/25/2004, Tony and Lillie wrote:
>> Just wanted to keep you guys updated. We swapped speed sensors, and
>> the V8 does the same thing. Tomorrow we'll swap the other ECU into it to
>> see if that's the problem.
>> It was suggested that the hall sender was a suspect, but it only
>> controls the injector timing and knock function of the ignition. Since
>> CIS runs with injectors firing all the time, I'm thinking injector timing
>> wouldn't kill the car, just make it run a little off. Therefore, I'm
>> leaning away from that.
>> Also, we swapped a known good distributor on the passenger side, and
>> it did the exact same thing.
>> I checked the FPR, and there is no fuel running out of the vacuum
>> From my experience, it would seem most likely it is something we
>> messed with, anyhow.
>> I'm also going to doublecheck the firing order tomorrow.
>> The most troubling thing about it though, is the way the tach bounces
>> all over the place while cranking.
>>I'll keep you all informed, and feel free to throw any suggestions you may
>>have my way,
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