i87 5kt intermittent no start
LL - NY
larrycleung at gmail.com
Tue May 13 17:41:32 PDT 2008
It's not an expensive part, (around $40) but it's a pain to install.
Also, have you visited www.sjmautotechnik.com ? If you go to the section
"The Secrets of High Boost" and go through all of the checkouts suggested by
Scott Mockry as a pre-boost checkout, you'll find lots of tests and answers
for this. I know it worked for me.
LL - NY
On 5/13/08, Dave Yentema <yentemad at rider.edu> wrote:
> Thats an interesting thought, I know the start position on my switch went
> bad at some point in its past, and a start button was wired in. How could
> test that?
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Grant Lenahan" <glenahan at vfemail.net>
> To: "Dave Yentema" <yentemad at rider.edu>
> Cc: <quattro at audifans.com>
> Sent: Tuesday, May 13, 2008 8:13 PM
> Subject: Re: i87 5kt intermittent no start
> > dreaded ignition switch?
> > On May 13, 2008, at 7:17 PM, Dave Yentema wrote:
> >> Figures that when i finally get all of the right parts installed, my
> >> doesn't want to run right. I took that plastic plug out that i had
> >> filling the hole for the idle screw, and installed the right one.
> >> Screwed it in until i heard the throttle switch click, then backed it
> >> off by about a half a turn. Car starts right up and runs like a champ,
> >> little too high rpm, but was running very well. Shut it off, played
> >> a few things like the isv, the throttle switch, etc and went to start
> >> the car again. It fired once but didn't catch and then didnt fire
> >> until i turned the key off and back on again but still didn't catch.
> >> Went back out and played with some more things, took the MM hose off,
> >> cleaned the gunk off of the butterfly valve, backed the screw off a
> >> etc. Tried it again, no luck. Tried one more time, but this time i
> >> punched the gas right as it fired and it caught and i held it at about
> >> 1500 for a bit and let off. It stumbled around for a bit but
> >> started idling beautifully. On a quick test drive it ran amazing as
> >> well. Shut it off and went to start again, and its doing it again... I
> >> used this as an excuse to get some new spark plugs (NGK bp6et)and it
> >> runs a lot smoother, but still has this problem..
> >> Any ideas?
> >> -Dave
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