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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Today, 12:45 AM
Replies: 45
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Posted By ZVOLV
That terminal is damaged. Probably from an...

That terminal is damaged. Probably from an amateur front probing it with a meter probes. Replace it. It can be tricky to get them out without damaging the connector.

We do "drag tests" commonly to...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-07-2019, 02:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 351
Posted By ZVOLV
The Northeast.

The Northeast.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-07-2019, 01:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 818
Posted By ZVOLV
NOOO!

NOOO!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-06-2019, 06:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 818
Posted By ZVOLV
Hanging the trans in a torque converter is a...

Hanging the trans in a torque converter is a great way to bind the input shaft in there and break the torque converter or the trans pump.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-06-2019, 12:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 368
Posted By ZVOLV
Perform the rain dance procedure.

Perform the rain dance procedure.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-01-2019, 05:09 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,065
Posted By ZVOLV
Why was the code showing up in EZK? Maybe it wasnt

Why was the code showing up in EZK? Maybe it wasnt
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-01-2019, 03:44 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,065
Posted By ZVOLV
I had a 2016 vehicle recently that would...

I had a 2016 vehicle recently that would intermittently stall and toss a cam sensor code. Fired a cam sensor at it, didn't fix it. Resistance checked fine end to end of the circuit. The solution was...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-01-2019, 02:43 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,065
Posted By ZVOLV
I would run a new circuit first. But if you can't...

I would run a new circuit first. But if you can't come up with 10ft of wire for a resistance and wiggle test checks....

Interesting story CFT. I have seen lots of bunk codes on these cars, so...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-28-2019, 04:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 559
Posted By ZVOLV
12B turbocharger....those are long gone around...

12B turbocharger....those are long gone around here now too. Time for a 16T flat flange and new downpipe!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-28-2019, 04:47 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,065
Posted By ZVOLV
I would check terminal tension at all 4 corners...

I would check terminal tension at all 4 corners of the circuit.

For the idle issue, I would start with fresh plugs (gapped correctly. I use NGK copper at 0.028"), fresh bougicord wires, and fresh...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-28-2019, 01:46 PM
Replies: 11
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Posted By ZVOLV
Sounds like he has the external CBV T3 turbo. I...

Sounds like he has the external CBV T3 turbo. I haven't seen one of those in the yards in a long time.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-28-2019, 01:14 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,065
Posted By ZVOLV
I'd go right for the kill and look for pins...

I'd go right for the kill and look for pins pressed back into the connector.

Use a long wire if you dont have long test leads. I use these 10ft leads. You want to know if there is excessive...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-27-2019, 08:41 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,065
Posted By ZVOLV
A replacement connector for the sensor should be...

A replacement connector for the sensor should be easy to source. You could even snip one off a fuel injector from a donor car. Then run two new wires to the computers. Or just repair whatcha got- old...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-27-2019, 07:27 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,065
Posted By ZVOLV
Here is a LH2.4 wiring diagram, but it sucks: ...

Here is a LH2.4 wiring diagram, but it sucks:

http://s796.photobucket.com/user/ZVOLV/media/EFI%20Swap/lh24.jpg.html

Anyways, pin 13 on the LH box is the temp sensor and pin 2 on the EZK are the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-27-2019, 10:42 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 809
Posted By ZVOLV
Move to Mexico????

Move to Mexico????
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-27-2019, 10:41 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,065
Posted By ZVOLV
That terminated lead shown above is for the temp...

That terminated lead shown above is for the temp gauge, not the ECU temp sensor.

I do terminal drag tests with the proper tool to test for correct terminal tension. I use pins from old components...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-26-2019, 10:36 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 809
Posted By ZVOLV
1975 and older gas cars are smog exempt. Diesel...

1975 and older gas cars are smog exempt. Diesel 1997 and older are exempt.

Cars before 2001 still have to do dyno testing with the tailpipe probe.

Newer than 2001 it's just a plug in to the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-26-2019, 02:40 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 818
Posted By ZVOLV
Make sure to install the torque converter to the...

Make sure to install the torque converter to the proper depth.

The flywheel has the gap in the holes pointed at the starter at TDC.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-25-2019, 12:00 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 809
Posted By ZVOLV
https://www.ccair.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/s...

https://www.ccair.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/smog-LA-1024x683.jpg
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-23-2019, 04:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 861
Posted By ZVOLV
You need to clear the drains.

You need to clear the drains.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-23-2019, 03:42 PM
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Views: 422
Posted By ZVOLV
Air leaks are likely. Check the accordion hose.

Air leaks are likely. Check the accordion hose.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-23-2019, 03:40 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 722
Posted By ZVOLV
Test lamp- illuminate when key is turned to...

Test lamp- illuminate when key is turned to crank? Test at the thin signal wire to the starter.

Did you put it on the correct starter terminal?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-23-2019, 03:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 809
Posted By ZVOLV
You like smog clouds!??

Put a fresh kitty on it and you will pass.

Evap- I use a smoke/flow machine. He also could of done the test wrong. Watch if he pinched off the evap hoses. If they aren't pinched off with pliers it...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-22-2019, 03:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 404
Posted By ZVOLV
I need to take care of this on my 1991 740 too....

I need to take care of this on my 1991 740 too. The panel vents cut out under boost. It sure helped me save gas by staying in vac, but it was hot this summer.

I used a smoke machine and didn't...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-22-2019, 03:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 838
Posted By ZVOLV
Check for bad fuse holder by the battery. It...

Check for bad fuse holder by the battery. It sounds like the LH system may not be getting power intermittently.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-16-2019, 01:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 746
Posted By ZVOLV
The 740 engine wiring harness has the lighting...

The 740 engine wiring harness has the lighting circuit wires built into it. I would probably just snip the engine wiring and leave the body wiring.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-11-2019, 04:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 628
Posted By ZVOLV
It's a test point, but I forget for what.

It's a test point, but I forget for what.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-08-2019, 02:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 393
Posted By ZVOLV
Too long. Didn't read. Click my sig.

Too long. Didn't read. Click my sig.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-06-2019, 07:54 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 3,060
Posted By ZVOLV
In my case, I had a bad reman ECU right outta the...

In my case, I had a bad reman ECU right outta the box. It would run fine for a while and then an injector driver would crap out and that cylinder would be a dead misfire.

The test lamp would...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-06-2019, 04:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 687
Posted By ZVOLV
Buy or make a test lamp

Buy or make a test lamp
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-06-2019, 11:51 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 3,060
Posted By ZVOLV
Try putting a test lamp between battery positive...

Try putting a test lamp between battery positive and the injector ground and cranking. I did several tests yesterday and was having issues with noid lights and my meter. I was successful with the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-05-2019, 03:33 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 3,060
Posted By ZVOLV
I suggest circuit verification. You should NOT...

I suggest circuit verification. You should NOT measure 12v, key on, between the injectors pin 1 and 2.

A meter set on dwell or Hertz would be a legitimate test. Just measuring voltage and looking...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-05-2019, 02:06 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 3,060
Posted By ZVOLV
Are you measuring between pin 1 and 2 of an...

Are you measuring between pin 1 and 2 of an UNPLUGGED injector? They should ALL be unplugged for a valid test.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-05-2019, 12:59 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 3,060
Posted By ZVOLV
Your explanation doesn't make sense to me. Good...

Your explanation doesn't make sense to me. Good move unplugging the ECU, but do you have the ground rings unplugged also when you're making this measurement?

You have also stated you...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-05-2019, 10:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 822
Posted By ZVOLV
Only one wire is power IN to the entire system....

Only one wire is power IN to the entire system. On a 240 it's from that fused wire at the battery. I would just copy that. A nice hot B+ is good to have.

Then, if you look at a diagram, there is...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-05-2019, 09:30 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 3,060
Posted By ZVOLV
I saw butt connectors in your video. No good....

I saw butt connectors in your video. No good. Solder and heat shrink is our policy at the shop.

You should also spend the $5 on a noid light. A meter averages the voltage and isn't the proper...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-05-2019, 09:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 713
Posted By ZVOLV
Your backlash may be too loose. It may have been...

Your backlash may be too loose. It may have been set incorrectly during that bearing swap.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-04-2019, 06:17 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 3,060
Posted By ZVOLV
Maybe it's that BOV put your hand over it and see...

Maybe it's that BOV put your hand over it and see what happens. Or air leaks. Sounded like it was idling high in one video.

I use a smoke machine to locate air leaks.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-04-2019, 10:58 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 3,060
Posted By ZVOLV
Can you keep it running on brake cleaner????...

Can you keep it running on brake cleaner???? (Injectors unplugged)
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-02-2019, 03:26 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 3,060
Posted By ZVOLV
Runs on brake cleaner!!! Great! That means your...

Runs on brake cleaner!!! Great! That means your spark is alive and well. You should be able to keep it running on brake cleaner by pulsing it into the throttle body.

The wiring commonly rots out...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-02-2019, 02:41 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 3,060
Posted By ZVOLV
What are you doing to check injector pulse? ...

What are you doing to check injector pulse?

Does it run on brake cleaner?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-01-2019, 02:08 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 3,060
Posted By ZVOLV
Does the hall sensor get 12v or 5v power from...

Does the hall sensor get 12v or 5v power from EZK? I don't know.

I would use a scope to look at the square wave output signal of the hall sensor.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-01-2019, 11:58 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 3,060
Posted By ZVOLV
Why do you have two readings for measurement...

Why do you have two readings for measurement number 2? He asked you to measure only between pins 1 and 3 of the dist plug, key on. 5v?!

Do you have power to the injector positive wire???!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-01-2019, 01:23 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 3,060
Posted By ZVOLV
^^^He knows what he is talking about. Listen and...

^^^He knows what he is talking about. Listen and follow.

Pin 2 of the powerstage is ground to the intake manifold. BROWN wire. Pin 4 of the powerstage is BLUE wire and it also powers the EZK. If...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-31-2019, 11:40 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 3,060
Posted By ZVOLV
Do you have power to the blue/yellow wire to the...

Do you have power to the blue/yellow wire to the MAF with the ignition on??

Do you have power to the injectors key on?? (Checked between the injector positive wire and a known good ground)
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-31-2019, 11:26 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 3,060
Posted By ZVOLV
The 2.2 EZK is from a 740...so I have pulled out...

The 2.2 EZK is from a 740...so I have pulled out my Haynes manual for 740.

Without a diagram you are in the dark. How would you even tell if the computers are powered up without a diagram?

...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-31-2019, 11:13 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 3,060
Posted By ZVOLV
You need a wiring diagram. I can't decipher a...

You need a wiring diagram. I can't decipher a write up.

Next you gotta make sure the computers are powered up. Key on AND cranking. AND grounded properly. Then signal in. (RPM signal).
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-31-2019, 10:47 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 3,060
Posted By ZVOLV
That's not a wiring diagram. Again, do you...

That's not a wiring diagram.

Again, do you have injector pulse???
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-31-2019, 08:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 838
Posted By ZVOLV
Ran new wires for crank sensor??! That's...

Ran new wires for crank sensor??! That's suspicious. Its gotta be shielded...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-31-2019, 08:33 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 3,060
Posted By ZVOLV
Do you have injector pulse? Post up a wiring...

Do you have injector pulse?

Post up a wiring diagram and I can figure it for ya.
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