[V8] Restarting when warm
David.Coleman at blackrock.com
Fri Jun 2 09:50:34 EDT 2006
I'd bet my last handful of jellybeans that the new sensor will recify
the issue entirely.
"Rectum??? Damn near killed 'im!!"
> -----Original Message-----
> From: v8-bounces at audifans.com
> [mailto:v8-bounces at audifans.com] On Behalf Of Dustin Carter
> Sent: Friday, June 02, 2006 12:03 AM
> To: v8 at audifans.com
> Subject: [V8] Restarting when warm
> So I decided to take the car for a drive tonight to see if it
> would stay running.
> Prior to the drive I let it idle in the garage to try heat
> soaking the sensors. It worked as the car would not restart.
> I let it cool a bit and then squirted some water around the
> sensors to cool them off a bit. This worked and the car
> started and ran just fine for the test drive. I got home,
> shut it down and let it sit for a bit less than a minute. It
> started back up. So I left it running in an attempt to again
> heat soak the sensors. Every time I shut it down, it would
> restart. So I shut it down and let it sit for about 2.5
> hours. Now it refuses to start. The codes still indicate
> that the crank angle sensor is bad. I'm also seeing a 2342
> oxygen sensor code, but I think it's unrelated...
> Is the starting when hot, but failing to start when cool
> still indicative of a bad hall sensor or should I start
> looking into other possibilities? I have a new sensor on its
> way, but would like to get started looking into other
> possible causes as soon as possible, if necessary.
> Sounds like it to me as well. Having it in the "no-start
> position" is a better place for the bad one because it only
> needs to be cool to let you start the car. If the problem
> occurs after only a short stop, you can pour water just
> inboard of the driver's side distributor cap to cool it off
> to get it started again.
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: v8-bounces at audifans.com
> > [mailto:v8-bounces at audifans.com] On Behalf Of Dustin Carter
> > Sent: Wednesday, May 31, 2006 7:11 PM
> > To: v8 at audifans.com
> > Subject: [V8] Restarting when warm
> > Hi Guys,
> > I've got a bit of a problem. Sunday I was headed on a trip
> up to some
> > wineries when all of a sudden the car up and dies.
> > Up to this point it had been running great. I was kind of hot
> > footing it through a nice twisty section and had just
> backed off and
> > resumed a more appropriate pace when the problem occurred. I had a
> > problem with these exact symptoms a while back which turned
> out to be
> > the fuel pump. So I took a guess that this might be the
> case again.
> > After rolling the beast off of the flatbed I decided to see if it
> > would start.
> > Much to my surprise and thoughts of ensuing unpleasantness, she
> > started right up. I pulled it into the garage, shut it
> down and tried
> > to start 'er again...started just fine. So, Monday rolls
> around and I
> > decide I'd better see if a trip is possible as I'll have to
> leave my
> > house at 4:30am Tuesday morning to take my friend back to
> the airport.
> > Started and ran just fine...for a little while.
> > Observations while trying to get back to the house:
> > 1. Engine seems really warm
> > 2. Upper rad house is very hot, lower is quite cool 3.
> Pulling codes
> > reveals a 2111
> > I pulled the t-stat out to verify that it would open in a pot of
> > boiling water...it does. I removed the speed and crank
> angle sensors,
> > cleaned them up, tested resistance (1k seen of
> > DMM) and reinstalled them. I swapped one for the other when
> > installing them. Now the car seems to run just fine...at
> least in the
> > garage (I haven't taken a road test as yet).
> > However, it refuses to restart if I shut it down and the
> code is now
> > registered as 2112. I think that is exactly what I wanted
> to see. So
> > I'm thinking that I have a bad sensor (same sensor in 2
> locations give
> > 2 codes). Do you guys think this sounds right?
> > Thanks,
> > Dustin
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