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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-09-2018, 07:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 413
Posted By intothelabyrinth
Yeah that sounds rough. Hard for me to tell...

Yeah that sounds rough. Hard for me to tell really where it's coming from. Hope someone else has some insight for you.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-09-2018, 06:56 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 4,845
Posted By intothelabyrinth
Still good to have a spare...

Still good to have a spare...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-09-2018, 10:27 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 4,845
Posted By intothelabyrinth
If you didn't take the AMM and intake accordion...

If you didn't take the AMM and intake accordion off during your work am I to understand you did not clean the throttle body?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-09-2018, 10:23 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 432
Posted By intothelabyrinth
Also, what exactly is it doing now? It starts...

Also, what exactly is it doing now? It starts cold and runs, then dies? Or won't start back after it's warmed up? missing?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-09-2018, 10:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 432
Posted By intothelabyrinth
Have you cleaned all engine grounds?

Have you cleaned all engine grounds?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-09-2018, 10:20 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 432
Posted By intothelabyrinth
The "when I wiggle stuff it runs different" makes...

The "when I wiggle stuff it runs different" makes me think corrosion/loose contacts/ shorting wires... I would bend all the AMM contacts in a bit so they for sure grip the AMM terminals nice and...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-08-2018, 10:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 483
Posted By intothelabyrinth
Being that your car is an 86 you are running LH...

Being that your car is an 86 you are running LH 2.2. This means you have a hall sender on the dizzy, not the CPS on the rear of the engine. 86 also means you have bio-degradable wiring under the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-08-2018, 10:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 346
Posted By intothelabyrinth
Just take the hose off the in tank pump and...

Just take the hose off the in tank pump and verify flow. Fool-proof method... If the inside of your tank is rusty it can keep killing your in tank pumps in short order, and really make you wonder...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-07-2018, 11:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 432
Posted By intothelabyrinth
Def take the cap off and clean/dry it and the...

Def take the cap off and clean/dry it and the rotor button.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-07-2018, 11:15 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 4,845
Posted By intothelabyrinth
The intake accordion between AMM and throttle...

The intake accordion between AMM and throttle body can get cracked taking it in and out... un-metered air leans out your mixture...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-07-2018, 11:14 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 4,845
Posted By intothelabyrinth
The car ran good b4 your work? Did you manhandle...

The car ran good b4 your work? Did you manhandle the AMM getting it in and out? You basically need to verify the key systems are all working. It sounds very fuel related to me, so I would be...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-11-2018, 10:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 753
Posted By intothelabyrinth
Weapon of choice is my harbor freight 14" pipe...

Weapon of choice is my harbor freight 14" pipe wrench. I have done it 3 times now and have never had much resistance from the gland nut.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-11-2018, 10:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 753
Posted By intothelabyrinth
I always break this one loose, but don't remove...

I always break this one loose, but don't remove it all the way, as the first step basically before removing anything. It gives you something to push against when it is still mounted to the car... now...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-26-2018, 02:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 635
Posted By intothelabyrinth
Good job so far!

Good job so far!
Forum: projects & restorations 09-24-2018, 09:40 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,258
Posted By intothelabyrinth
Wow man, you really put some skills to work here!...

Wow man, you really put some skills to work here! A++
Forum: events 09-05-2018, 04:55 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 22,236
Posted By intothelabyrinth
Sounds pretty fun! I'm only 6 hours away.

Sounds pretty fun! I'm only 6 hours away.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-06-2018, 05:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 865
Posted By intothelabyrinth
I bet the backfiring when coasting down is an...

I bet the backfiring when coasting down is an exhaust leak.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-30-2018, 11:24 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,161
Posted By intothelabyrinth
sweet

sweet
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-14-2018, 05:11 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 7,575
Posted By intothelabyrinth
Sounds like you found your crappy connection.

Sounds like you found your crappy connection.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-14-2018, 11:50 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 7,575
Posted By intothelabyrinth
Got ya.

Got ya.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-14-2018, 11:27 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 7,575
Posted By intothelabyrinth
As far as I know this relay just runs the pumps...

As far as I know this relay just runs the pumps constantly when the car is running. Any excess fuel is just recirculated back to the tank... If the relay is clicking it is turning the power on and...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-14-2018, 11:11 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 7,575
Posted By intothelabyrinth
That relay clicking on and off has got to be the...

That relay clicking on and off has got to be the root of the problem. It is either the relay itself, or the wiring.... have you re-flowed the solder on all the connections inside the relay yet?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-14-2018, 11:09 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 7,575
Posted By intothelabyrinth
A quick and dirty way to see that you do indeed...

A quick and dirty way to see that you do indeed have enough real current able to flow is to use a brake light or similar incandescent bulb wired up as a test light. They pull a good amount of amps,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-14-2018, 11:00 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 7,575
Posted By intothelabyrinth
Ground may be present, but is it a GOOD ground?...

Ground may be present, but is it a GOOD ground? That is the question you answer with the resistance tests... Sometimes you could have a marginal ground, you can test and find 12 volts, but then find...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-14-2018, 10:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 454
Posted By intothelabyrinth
Have someone press the brake and see if the...

Have someone press the brake and see if the license plate light light up! LOL That would be funny. Otherwise I would be looking at the ground...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-13-2018, 09:25 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 7,575
Posted By intothelabyrinth
I wouldn't think so...

I wouldn't think so...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-12-2018, 04:31 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 7,575
Posted By intothelabyrinth
Those pumps are kinda crappy... if they lasted 8...

Those pumps are kinda crappy... if they lasted 8 years that would prob be pretty good really...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-12-2018, 04:30 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 7,575
Posted By intothelabyrinth
If the in tank isn't being killed it is prob not...

If the in tank isn't being killed it is prob not rust in the tank... What this is sounding like to me is a fuel pump relay issue... possibly it isn't giving good voltage to the pump? What about...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-12-2018, 04:23 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 7,575
Posted By intothelabyrinth
The safe way to test that the in tank indeed does...

The safe way to test that the in tank indeed does flow gas(the right way!!!) is to take the hose off the sending unit, and attach a clear vinyl tube to it that is long enough to snake around to the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-12-2018, 04:20 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 7,575
Posted By intothelabyrinth
The sending unit is the whole deal that fits into...

The sending unit is the whole deal that fits into the top of the tank with pump attached.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-12-2018, 04:19 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 7,575
Posted By intothelabyrinth
Confirm the in tank pump is pumping. If it isn't...

Confirm the in tank pump is pumping. If it isn't it will make the main pump louder, but I've never actually seen it kill them. Usually when I first get a new to me 240 the in tank is dead, and prob...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-12-2018, 04:09 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 7,575
Posted By intothelabyrinth
Have you had a good look inside the tank? My...

Have you had a good look inside the tank? My guess is that it is rusty as hell, and the fine rust particles are eating your pumps up in short order. This happened to me before, and I went trough 3 in...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-12-2018, 03:30 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 4,707
Posted By intothelabyrinth
Check out my Photo...

Check out my Photo (https://www.instagram.com/p/BdjI2tfH55R/?taken-by=intothelabyrinth) of the drive shaft alignment marks I found on my 88 245 m47 car.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-12-2018, 02:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 744
Posted By intothelabyrinth
When I got my latest project wagon (88 245), and...

When I got my latest project wagon (88 245), and current daily it had no power steering. The PO just took the belt off and let all the fluid leak out and ran it like that for years. The rack was...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-13-2018, 11:38 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 923
Posted By intothelabyrinth
Interesting.

Interesting.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-13-2018, 10:29 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 923
Posted By intothelabyrinth
If the tires are spinning in neutral it's not in...

If the tires are spinning in neutral it's not in neutral. lol
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-12-2018, 06:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 923
Posted By intothelabyrinth
With the reverse lockout deal pulled up can you...

With the reverse lockout deal pulled up can you find first? The lockout plate might need adjusting.
Forum: projects & restorations 02-09-2018, 12:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,861
Posted By intothelabyrinth
Cool!

Cool!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-09-2018, 11:42 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 790
Posted By intothelabyrinth
I'm planning on doing that EZK conversion...

I'm planning on doing that EZK conversion eventually. I did pop the connector off the Chrysler ignition box when I first got the car in October as part of the stage zero I did. I used a tiny flat...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-09-2018, 11:30 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,031
Posted By intothelabyrinth
I just picked up a used Pioneer DEH-X6800BS on...

I just picked up a used Pioneer DEH-X6800BS on ebay for $40, new it's like $120. It is really nice, 22/50 rms/peak X4, 13 band EQ really helps you get the most from your speakers, sub outputs with...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-09-2018, 11:17 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 790
Posted By intothelabyrinth
I think I'll pick up a coolant temp sensor and...

I think I'll pick up a coolant temp sensor and test it's values, if they are more in spec than the one in the car I'll put it in and go from there.
I'm tempted to snatch this 511 ecu...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-09-2018, 10:52 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,176
Posted By intothelabyrinth
I just love that we care enough to do **** like...

I just love that we care enough to do **** like this.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-08-2018, 06:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 790
Posted By intothelabyrinth
Thanks John I'll keep that in mind. I do have the...

Thanks John I'll keep that in mind. I do have the 544 ecu... My main question right now is that 2k ohm measurement when 20 degrees, the volvo chart says it should be more like 8k ohms, would that...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-08-2018, 05:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 790
Posted By intothelabyrinth
Did you try a new AMM as well Volvoist?

Did you try a new AMM as well Volvoist?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-08-2018, 03:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 790
Posted By intothelabyrinth
Changing the sensor wouldn't rule out the wiring,...

Changing the sensor wouldn't rule out the wiring, and without any measurement of what the ecu was seeing from it I'm filing your experience under anecdotal for now.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-08-2018, 02:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 790
Posted By intothelabyrinth
Damn.

Damn.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-08-2018, 01:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 790
Posted By intothelabyrinth
I would be interested in the resistance and...

I would be interested in the resistance and voltage values of your coolant temp sensor on a car with the same symptoms mine has. I think I will put a new sensor on and see if it remedies the problem....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-08-2018, 10:51 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 790
Posted By intothelabyrinth
On cold engine (like 22 degrees) 2080 ohms...

On cold engine (like 22 degrees) 2080 ohms resistance, and 3.45 volts.
On warm engine 365 ohms resistance, and around .5 volts.
I tested the coolant temp sensor by back probing wire 2 (ect), and 5...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-29-2018, 11:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 350
Posted By intothelabyrinth
I would start there for sure. Take the temp faker...

I would start there for sure. Take the temp faker board out and solder a wire between pin 1 and 3 then get back with us. That should be done no matter what anyway...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-25-2018, 06:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 790
Posted By intothelabyrinth
240 Stumbling before warmed up

I've had this issue on a 1986 LH2.2 car, and now on my 1988 LH2.2. On my 89 LH2.4 car this does not happen at all.

The car fires up every time with just a bump of the starter. Then it idles ok...
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