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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Today, 12:41 AM
Replies: 2
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Posted By ZVOLV
Pull codes.

Pull codes.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 11:24 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,825
Posted By ZVOLV
Time to buy a Corolla??

Time to buy a Corolla??
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 11:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 356
Posted By ZVOLV
Thumbs up I was surprised to hear a claim cleaning grounds...

I was surprised to hear a claim cleaning grounds or swapping MAF fixed an ECT code. I was gonna reply, but was waiting for the "code came back" post.

I fix electrical problems on modern cars with...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-08-2018, 09:59 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 4,381
Posted By ZVOLV
Spray around and see if anything happens. I find...

Spray around and see if anything happens. I find sir leaks with a scan tool monitoring fuel trim data and some brake cleaner. Sometimes if you hit the right spot car will run much differently if...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-08-2018, 08:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 309
Posted By ZVOLV
That ground could be bad and cause a low voltage...

That ground could be bad and cause a low voltage reading. Try another ground. Like the ring on the cig lighter.

Use a test lamp also. A meter won't show if there is inadequate CURRENT but may...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-07-2018, 10:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 309
Posted By ZVOLV
Front probing is bad!!!!!

Front probing is bad!!!!!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-07-2018, 04:35 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 4,381
Posted By ZVOLV
Intake grounds tight. Intake manifold tight?...

Intake grounds tight. Intake manifold tight? Spray around with brake cleaner, carb cleaner etc and see if you can get idle to change/stall/stumble.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-07-2018, 04:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 278
Posted By ZVOLV
Spark? Fuel inkector pulse and pressure?...

Spark? Fuel inkector pulse and pressure? Compression?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-06-2018, 11:45 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 4,381
Posted By ZVOLV
Air leaks probable. I use a smoke machine at the...

Air leaks probable. I use a smoke machine at the shop.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-06-2018, 11:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 356
Posted By ZVOLV
Measure resistance at the ECU plug. Open it and...

Measure resistance at the ECU plug. Open it and back probe. Wiggle test too.

Measure new and old sensor. From pin to BODY of sensor on 2.4.

Drag test and inspect terminals. Corrosion!? I...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-26-2018, 02:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 443
Posted By ZVOLV
Does it run on spray???? Click sig for method.

Does it run on spray???? Click sig for method.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-25-2018, 09:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 443
Posted By ZVOLV
Click me sig.

Click me sig.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-07-2018, 01:27 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 4,381
Posted By ZVOLV
Torquing hardware is rookie ****. Good luck...

Torquing hardware is rookie ****.

Good luck getting that out. If you have to you can oversize the hole and go with an insert or bigger bolt.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-05-2018, 02:19 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,520
Posted By ZVOLV
Do diag! When it's a no start you gotta find out...

Do diag! When it's a no start you gotta find out if there is spark and/or injector pulse and go from there. A timing light is a great safe way to check spark. Parts stores sell noid light kits for...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-05-2018, 02:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 746
Posted By ZVOLV
Air hammer

Air hammer
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-04-2018, 06:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 497
Posted By ZVOLV
EZK gets rpm signal from crank sensor and then...

EZK gets rpm signal from crank sensor and then sends a signal over to the LH box directly.

You could do voltage drop tests on connections, such as at the coil. Read on how to do.

You could...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-04-2018, 01:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 497
Posted By ZVOLV
I would carry a noid light around and see if it's...

I would carry a noid light around and see if it's also a no fuel injector pulse situation at the same time.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-03-2018, 01:39 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,921
Posted By ZVOLV
When you find the answer please report back.

When you find the answer please report back.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-02-2018, 08:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,233
Posted By ZVOLV
That's where a high end scan tool is very helpful...

That's where a high end scan tool is very helpful to look at the data.

Or a scope would have shown a good or bad waveform in this case.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-02-2018, 03:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 759
Posted By ZVOLV
Yeah I was wondering that too. Disconnect that...

Yeah I was wondering that too. Disconnect that wire and turn key on and recheck.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-02-2018, 01:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 759
Posted By ZVOLV
The ground wire on these also go bad. Use a meter...

The ground wire on these also go bad. Use a meter and do a voltage drop test on the ground circuit. Look up how to do a voltage drop test
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-02-2018, 11:59 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,233
Posted By ZVOLV
Nice! Also glad to hear the results of an...

Nice! Also glad to hear the results of an independent study on the role of the cam sensor on driveability on these cars.

Well you did the right thing and confirmed the wiring was good first.
...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-30-2018, 02:29 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,542
Posted By ZVOLV
Good find. Pics?

Good find. Pics?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-30-2018, 02:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 542
Posted By ZVOLV
Good find. Some Hondas are that way too. I've...

Good find. Some Hondas are that way too. I've seen them no start when the valve cover ground is disconnected or bad. Redblock isn't the same. It doesn't care about the valve cover ground.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-30-2018, 02:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 580
Posted By ZVOLV
Can you still turn the key? To remove lock...

Can you still turn the key? To remove lock cylinders on most cars you just turn they key to KP1 or KP2 (key position) and then poke a pick into a hole on the top or bottom of the cylinder housing and...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-28-2018, 06:27 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,826
Posted By ZVOLV
So does this car start, or not? I can't...

So does this car start, or not? I can't understand....
Forum: performance & modifications 09-28-2018, 06:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 616
Posted By ZVOLV
My wanted ad here on tbricks for a M90 went...

My wanted ad here on tbricks for a M90 went without any replies or PM's.....

I had one once and it was nice.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-28-2018, 03:27 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,542
Posted By ZVOLV
If you can't get an engine to start why would it...

If you can't get an engine to start why would it make sense to make it more complicated and hack in some more electronics?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-28-2018, 11:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 407
Posted By ZVOLV
Buy a $5 Bluetooth OBD2 reader and check the...

Buy a $5 Bluetooth OBD2 reader and check the readiness monitors. When they pass, go to smog.

And if you fail smog you can go get the 60 day "ghetto badge" red temp reg.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-28-2018, 09:35 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 759
Posted By ZVOLV
Yes. 12v from anywhere. Such as right next door...

Yes. 12v from anywhere. Such as right next door from the terminal at the large wire at alt. Try it and report back.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-27-2018, 09:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 616
Posted By ZVOLV
M90 article. All you need to know... ...

M90 article. All you need to know...


http://forums.tbforums.com/showthread.php?t=94325
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-27-2018, 05:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 759
Posted By ZVOLV
Bad wiring likely. Slap 12v to exciter terminal...

Bad wiring likely. Slap 12v to exciter terminal once with a jumper wire and it should start charging. Run a new exciter wire from the firewall connector.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-27-2018, 12:06 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,054
Posted By ZVOLV
Spray the u joint with lube. I fixed a FWD Lexus...

Spray the u joint with lube. I fixed a FWD Lexus once that way.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-26-2018, 02:37 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,542
Posted By ZVOLV
What does your labscope say?

What does your labscope say?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-26-2018, 01:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 542
Posted By ZVOLV
Maybe it's the cam sensor.

Maybe it's the cam sensor.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-26-2018, 12:12 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,054
Posted By ZVOLV
I think the lower ball joints can be put on...

I think the lower ball joints can be put on backwards and cause this.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-25-2018, 08:32 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,542
Posted By ZVOLV
It wont start because its in the wrong sub-forum.

It wont start because its in the wrong sub-forum.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-25-2018, 07:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,233
Posted By ZVOLV
12v on two wires and ground on the third sounds...

12v on two wires and ground on the third sounds ok.

A scan tool, especially the factory level one, would be nice to have here and look at the data. I saw info on guys using an analog volt meter...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-23-2018, 03:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 649
Posted By ZVOLV
Dual mass flywheels can separate and make noise.

Dual mass flywheels can separate and make noise.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-21-2018, 09:30 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,826
Posted By ZVOLV
Use starting fluid.

Use starting fluid.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-21-2018, 09:11 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,826
Posted By ZVOLV
Click my sig. I tell you how to spray ether...

Click my sig. I tell you how to spray ether directly into throttle body. WD40 isn't the best but may work. Brake cleaner or starting fluid works well.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-21-2018, 07:30 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,270
Posted By ZVOLV
We have a machine that pushes into the master and...

We have a machine that pushes into the master and then also pulls out from each bleeder. Meh, people don't empty it so I don't use it. However, it works very well.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-21-2018, 04:55 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,826
Posted By ZVOLV
O2 sesnor won't cause a no start. Bad MAF...

O2 sesnor won't cause a no start.

Bad MAF can cause a misfuel and a no start.

Fuel pressure fittings are difficult to come by on these so you have to get creative.

You can't measure current...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-21-2018, 03:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 630
Posted By ZVOLV
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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-20-2018, 05:05 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,270
Posted By ZVOLV
Oh yeah pressure certainly helps a lot. Just...

Oh yeah pressure certainly helps a lot. Just finding the fittings for various cars is the frustrating part. If you work on the same model cars its no big deal, but at independent shops that work on...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-20-2018, 05:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 378
Posted By ZVOLV
Do these have a purge solenoid? I saw one on a...

Do these have a purge solenoid? I saw one on a 1989 740 and that was news to me.

It's the only thing I can think of that would be fuel level related that could possibly cause an issue.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-20-2018, 04:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 462
Posted By ZVOLV
Get under it and listen and look.

Get under it and listen and look.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-20-2018, 04:59 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,270
Posted By ZVOLV
I use the large shop air powered mityvac unit. I...

I use the large shop air powered mityvac unit. I don't even mess around with the flush machines other techs just fill up with used fluid and leave it there for somebody else to drain. I have my own...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-20-2018, 04:38 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,270
Posted By ZVOLV
I use a shop air powered vac bleeder. I used to...

I use a shop air powered vac bleeder. I used to use a helper, but the person usually just sat there in the air and played with their cellphone.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-20-2018, 04:07 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,826
Posted By ZVOLV
Test lamp is better. Car will usually run with...

Test lamp is better. Car will usually run with dead tank pump. You may be looking in the wrong direction.

You may have air leaks. Spray around with brake cleaner and see if you can get the idle to...
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