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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-24-2019, 08:37 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 766
Posted By ZVOLV
Did you do the tests I mentioned?

Did you do the tests I mentioned?
Forum: performance & modifications 08-22-2019, 12:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 218
Posted By ZVOLV
Use the marks on the new belt.

Use the marks on the new belt.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-21-2019, 07:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 320
Posted By ZVOLV
29,000,000 miles is the problem.

29,000,000 miles is the problem.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-21-2019, 06:36 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 752
Posted By ZVOLV
Nice! I was wondering about this yesterday, but...

Nice! I was wondering about this yesterday, but hasn't posted about it.

You had: spark, injector pulse, runs on brake cleaner= diag the fuel system.

Now you are armed with improved diag...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-16-2019, 04:01 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 752
Posted By ZVOLV
Do you have power to the injectors???!

Do you have power to the injectors???!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-16-2019, 02:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 498
Posted By ZVOLV
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Ok so you have traced the problem down to a fuel related issue since it runs on brake cleaner. You are close! Don't give up.

The engine should stay running on brake cleaner.

Crank sensor may...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-16-2019, 12:11 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 752
Posted By ZVOLV
A test lamp should be used to test the positive...

A test lamp should be used to test the positive side of a circuit. A meter can show 12v, but there may not be enough current to operate the circuit

I recently did a training class where we had to...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-16-2019, 11:59 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 752
Posted By ZVOLV
Do you have injector power!?? Test lamp to...

Do you have injector power!?? Test lamp to injector positive to ground.







With a test lamp backprobed between the two injector terminals.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-15-2019, 04:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 498
Posted By ZVOLV
Do you have pulse at the coil negative??!!

Do you have pulse at the coil negative??!!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-15-2019, 04:04 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 752
Posted By ZVOLV
Do you have injector pulse?!!

Do you have injector pulse?!!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-15-2019, 12:33 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 752
Posted By ZVOLV
Injector pulse? Did you install the correct...

Injector pulse?

Did you install the correct resistance injectors or put in a resistor pack (if needed)?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-14-2019, 06:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 358
Posted By ZVOLV
At the shop, a support dolly goes under the...

At the shop, a support dolly goes under the drivetrain and then the car gets lifted off the engine/trans.

A tip, always lower the boom before moving an engine on a cherry picker. We had one fall...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-14-2019, 06:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 358
Posted By ZVOLV
On a 740 it works great since you can pull the...

On a 740 it works great since you can pull the radiator core support. On a 240 it's welded in.

A good load leveler will help. The cheap ones bind. They help, don't work well, but it's a step...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-14-2019, 06:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 498
Posted By ZVOLV
Disconnecting the connector just eliminates the...

Disconnecting the connector just eliminates the component from the circuit.

Backprobe just prevents damage to the terminals. I front probe only with the proper test probe. Stuffing meter leads...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-14-2019, 03:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 498
Posted By ZVOLV
With computer circuits, a high impedance test...

With computer circuits, a high impedance test lamp should be used. (Approx 14 ohms). But since your car has a resistor pack, I don't see why a low impedance test lamp couldn't be used.

I would...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-13-2019, 11:37 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 498
Posted By ZVOLV
No helper is needed. Apply 12v to the starter...

No helper is needed. Apply 12v to the starter solenoid with a length of wire. There's a small blue/yellow to the starter- apply 12v here.

Backprobe the test lamp between the injector terminals....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-13-2019, 06:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 498
Posted By ZVOLV
You need a test lamp. Injector click on OBD mode...

You need a test lamp. Injector click on OBD mode isn't a good test. One guy here recently had rotten injector wiring at the ballast pack and had injector "click" on OBD test mode but inop injectors...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-13-2019, 03:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 498
Posted By ZVOLV
TPS won't cause a no start. If it runs on...

TPS won't cause a no start.

If it runs on brake cleaner that means ignition is OK and you gotta diag fuel.

Do you have a test lamp?! I would be checking next for power to the injectors. A noid...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-12-2019, 01:52 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,105
Posted By ZVOLV
Ball joints are usually easy to remove by...

Ball joints are usually easy to remove by slamming a big hammer against the control arm (not the stud).
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-10-2019, 02:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 525
Posted By ZVOLV
Click my signature. Try brake cleaner.

Click my signature. Try brake cleaner.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-09-2019, 01:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 441
Posted By ZVOLV
Do diag. Got a test lamp? Lamp to coil negative...

Do diag. Got a test lamp? Lamp to coil negative the ground. Crank. Blink? If not, diag ignition.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-08-2019, 06:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 525
Posted By ZVOLV
Wiggle test the hall sensor wiring when it's...

Wiggle test the hall sensor wiring when it's running and see if it dies. These have hall sensors, right?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-08-2019, 03:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 525
Posted By ZVOLV
It could be the powerstage. Put a test lamp...

It could be the powerstage.

Put a test lamp between coil negative and ground and see if it blinks during a no start= no spark.

Do you have a test lamp??
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-08-2019, 01:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 525
Posted By ZVOLV
The car runs so I guess it must work SOMETIMES.

The car runs so I guess it must work SOMETIMES.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-08-2019, 12:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 525
Posted By ZVOLV
Inspect the hall sensor on the dist.

Inspect the hall sensor on the dist.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-06-2019, 04:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 269
Posted By ZVOLV
Reverse lights always on: there's likely shorted...

Reverse lights always on: there's likely shorted wiring in the tranny tunnel.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-06-2019, 11:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 351
Posted By ZVOLV
I've seen threads where it ends up being the...

I've seen threads where it ends up being the ground wires at the intake manifold.

Resistance test and do a voltage drop test on them.

Inspect and drag test the terminals for the circuit...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-05-2019, 12:58 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,134
Posted By ZVOLV
Maybe it's spark blowout, vapor lock, or possibly...

Maybe it's spark blowout, vapor lock, or possibly fuel cut.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-31-2019, 08:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 554
Posted By ZVOLV
It happens on these cars. There may not be a...

It happens on these cars. There may not be a problem.

If he wants to check the evap system, go for it.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-31-2019, 07:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 807
Posted By ZVOLV
Thanks for the "thanks". I am glad we could...

Thanks for the "thanks". I am glad we could help.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-31-2019, 12:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 807
Posted By ZVOLV
A new oil pump gear is about $50. It's not even...

A new oil pump gear is about $50. It's not even close to the same thing as an 8v aux shaft gear. (Which is the same as an 8v cam gear.)

Here's a link to the solid dowel pin:
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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-30-2019, 03:56 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,105
Posted By ZVOLV
Don't hurt yourself. Working on springs is...

Don't hurt yourself. Working on springs is dangerous.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-30-2019, 03:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 566
Posted By ZVOLV
A multimeter is the wrong tool for checking power...

A multimeter is the wrong tool for checking power circuits. Excessive resistance could be present and the component may not operate. One strand of wire can also pass 12v, but not operate the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-30-2019, 02:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 807
Posted By ZVOLV
I just bought a 740 with a B234F. The seller told...

I just bought a 740 with a B234F. The seller told me he wouldn't hesitate to drive it across the country. I yanked the engine and scrapped the car.


I tore down the engine and found the aux belt...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-30-2019, 01:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 840
Posted By ZVOLV
Correct.

Correct.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-29-2019, 07:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 840
Posted By ZVOLV
Incorrect.

Incorrect.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-26-2019, 01:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 487
Posted By ZVOLV
Replace the turbo. It's a good time to upgrade to...

Replace the turbo. It's a good time to upgrade to a 15G.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-24-2019, 07:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 458
Posted By ZVOLV
The dealer has the code. Then you buy a...

The dealer has the code. Then you buy a replacement lock cylinder, drop in the tumblers in the correct code, and then pop in a nice new greased up cylinder.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-24-2019, 07:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 458
Posted By ZVOLV
Changing a lock cylinder is easy IF you can turn...

Changing a lock cylinder is easy IF you can turn the key. You may want to do it ASAP. On most cars you just turn the key to a certain position, usually ignition on, and shove a pick in a small hole...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-24-2019, 03:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 492
Posted By ZVOLV
OP just joined and hasn't been back. Don't put...

OP just joined and hasn't been back. Don't put too much effort.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-23-2019, 08:17 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,134
Posted By ZVOLV
Comments like that REALLY make me question your...

Comments like that REALLY make me question your work.

Good luck.
Forum: website & board 07-23-2019, 06:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 600
Posted By ZVOLV
I think adding the "s" works. See the...

I think adding the "s" works.

See the gears:?

https://www.forums.turbobricks.com/picture.php?albumid=212&pictureid=3704
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-23-2019, 05:26 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,134
Posted By ZVOLV
Power, ground, input, output. Which are missing...

Power, ground, input, output. Which are missing that your waste spark rig?
Forum: website & board 07-23-2019, 01:04 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 600
Posted By ZVOLV
I don't see anything in post #13, but I see the...

I don't see anything in post #13, but I see the V6 twin turbo engine pic in post #12.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-22-2019, 06:16 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,524
Posted By ZVOLV
Your mom did.

Your mom did.
Forum: website & board 07-22-2019, 05:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 600
Posted By ZVOLV
Cleared cache. Can't see them now. Engine...

Cleared cache. Can't see them now.

Engine pic: (bad link)

http://www.forums.turbobricks.com/picture.php?albumid=369&pictureid=3376
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-22-2019, 05:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 492
Posted By ZVOLV
Do you have a test lamp?

Do you have a test lamp?
Forum: website & board 07-22-2019, 01:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 600
Posted By ZVOLV
One of the reasons people donate so that they can...

One of the reasons people donate so that they can upload pics to the site.

I am aware of photo hosting sites.

The odd thing is, I can see them.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-22-2019, 01:17 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,134
Posted By ZVOLV
No. Click that link. Meter on AC voltage. ...

No. Click that link. Meter on AC voltage.


I bet you problem is due to your work.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-22-2019, 11:43 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,134
Posted By ZVOLV
Crank sensor diag ...

Crank sensor diag

http://www.forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=316065
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