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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 09:48 PM
Replies: 2
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Posted By ZVOLV
Cruise

Easiest things to check are the brake and clutch switch. Make sure the switches have power and read closed circuit with the pedals released.
Forum: performance & modifications Yesterday, 09:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 504
Posted By ZVOLV
I think it's a blue/black wire. In this video I...

I think it's a blue/black wire. In this video I just jump it to a 12v source and you can hear the relays kick on and then I jump the starter.

https://youtu.be/vzQxpwOHb0c
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 06:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 170
Posted By ZVOLV
Nice! Good diag. Glad you got it to fire up using...

Nice! Good diag. Glad you got it to fire up using a jumper wire.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 02:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 214
Posted By ZVOLV
That's why is suggest disconnecting the...

That's why is suggest disconnecting the injectors, clear flood, and try alternative fuel. Determine if it's fuel or ignition related.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-19-2018, 10:47 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 504
Posted By ZVOLV
^^^^Yep It's been years since I did a...

^^^^Yep

It's been years since I did a conversion in a 1984 240 Turbo, but we had to repin or change something with the ignition switch to make sure power was staying to the computers during...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-18-2018, 05:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 170
Posted By ZVOLV
Ok so have you looked at a wiring diagram and...

Ok so have you looked at a wiring diagram and traced the circuit?

If you apply 12v manually to this pin do your computers power up?

Also, no offense, but it's really easy to misread diagrams...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-18-2018, 04:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 170
Posted By ZVOLV
Do some basic diag using a test lamp and a wiring...

Do some basic diag using a test lamp and a wiring diagram. Figure out if the computers are missing power or ground. Just because OBD says they are dead doesn't mean they are. Maybe the diag box is...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-18-2018, 03:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 193
Posted By ZVOLV
No power to the brake light switch is your...

No power to the brake light switch is your problem. Use a diagram and trace the circuit. Bulb failure does not power the switch.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-18-2018, 02:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 214
Posted By ZVOLV
240 doesn't have RSR. On a 740 all it does is...

240 doesn't have RSR. On a 740 all it does is power the injectors. Nothing to do with the MAF. Look at wiring diagrams and learn to read them.


Hot start stall could be lots of things. An...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-18-2018, 02:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 170
Posted By ZVOLV
Check the fuses. 1992....does it have a fuse...

Check the fuses. 1992....does it have a fuse holder by the battery? This powers the computers and fuel pumps.

The EFI/fuel pump relay is powered from B+. Get a test light and crawl under the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-18-2018, 01:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 200
Posted By ZVOLV
Same thing as I mentioned before but backwards. ...

Same thing as I mentioned before but backwards.

You will need to rig up the neutral safety switch wiring, the OD relay and wiring and the reverse wiring.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-17-2018, 03:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 286
Posted By ZVOLV
It's not very difficult to look at a wiring...

It's not very difficult to look at a wiring diagram and figure out which terminals are different between the two. Then you either cut the wires and connect them to the correct lead, or release the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-17-2018, 02:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 283
Posted By ZVOLV
You could have bent the rods. It's worth doing a...

You could have bent the rods. It's worth doing a compression. Test.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-17-2018, 12:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 283
Posted By ZVOLV
Meh, turn the crank manually with a breaker bar. ...

Meh, turn the crank manually with a breaker bar.

I used to go diagnose cars mobile and every 4 or 5 months we had a no start from and engine somebody ran low on oil and seized and it was a no...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-17-2018, 10:17 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 504
Posted By ZVOLV
The 2.4 wiring harness should have that OBD...

The 2.4 wiring harness should have that OBD box....

It's really easy to use it to see if the computers are alive or dead.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-17-2018, 03:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 200
Posted By ZVOLV
Who is Manuel?

Google site:turbobricks.com (enter search term)

The only part that requires skills other than turning nuts and bolts would be wiring up the overdrive, reverse lights, and bypassing the neutral...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-17-2018, 02:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 324
Posted By ZVOLV
I drove around with no front sway bar for a...

I drove around with no front sway bar for a while. It felt like an old Cadillac going thru dips. Soft and mushy.

You will be fine.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-16-2018, 02:55 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 635
Posted By ZVOLV
I have a jumper wire under the hood of my 240 I...

I have a jumper wire under the hood of my 240 I have to ground to make the efan run. I haven't installed the efan computer and wiring yet. It's inconvenient to pop the hood each drive, but the A.C....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-16-2018, 01:11 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 635
Posted By ZVOLV
Page 2 of a busted engine mount thread. Haha

Page 2 of a busted engine mount thread. Haha
Forum: performance & modifications 08-16-2018, 01:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,213
Posted By ZVOLV
I always put the engine on the stand and do all...

I always put the engine on the stand and do all the gaskets before installing it.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-16-2018, 11:49 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 504
Posted By ZVOLV
Well you gotta make sure the crank sensor works....

Well you gotta make sure the crank sensor works. Make sure the computers have power and ground. Use a wiring diagram.

Use a test light to each the coil negative and the injector negative, other...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-15-2018, 05:47 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 504
Posted By ZVOLV
Do you have fuel injector pulse? There's no...

Do you have fuel injector pulse?

There's no hall sensor for 2.4.

What are you using to measure "pulse'?
Forum: performance & modifications 08-15-2018, 11:47 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 504
Posted By ZVOLV
You don't need that diag box. They commonly throw...

You don't need that diag box. They commonly throw false codes always. Buy a test light and use a wiring diagram to figure it out.

It's only 4 or 5 wires to make LH 2.4 work.


Do you have...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-14-2018, 11:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,213
Posted By ZVOLV
I would snip the MAF pigtail and grab the...

I would snip the MAF pigtail and grab the resistor pack and wiring pigtail.

The computers plug right into your 240 harness. Just relocate the MAF and run the rez pack with the greentops.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-13-2018, 07:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 504
Posted By ZVOLV
Yes. If you are checking at the coil and not at...

Yes. If you are checking at the coil and not at the plug wires.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-13-2018, 04:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 382
Posted By ZVOLV
Rookie move is to install the TC incorrectly and...

Rookie move is to install the TC incorrectly and then slam the engine to it with the bolts. You will bend the flexplate and/or damage the TC/trans PUMP. I have done it. Learned that one the hard way....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-13-2018, 03:22 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 635
Posted By ZVOLV
Get a efan turbo computer and a donor connector/...

Get a efan turbo computer and a donor connector/ terminated leads. Then you reference a wiring diagram and wire up the high and low speed wires and run them to the relay.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-13-2018, 01:18 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,978
Posted By ZVOLV
And... first result on googling 740 no start: ...

And... first result on googling 740 no start:

http://www.stepbystepvolvo.com/NoStart.html
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-13-2018, 01:15 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,978
Posted By ZVOLV
I can't tell you if a 0.2v AC reading means bad...

I can't tell you if a 0.2v AC reading means bad sesnor or not. You could also do a resistance test across the two terminals. I also can't tell you what a good resistance would be. Open would...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-10-2018, 12:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 213
Posted By ZVOLV
Do not front probe terminals. Go to...

Do not front probe terminals.

Go to brickboard .com FAQ. 700 series is the same.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-10-2018, 12:40 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,066
Posted By ZVOLV
Your smoke test would reveal that. What kinda...

Your smoke test would reveal that. What kinda smoke machine are you using?

Evap leak on these cars shouldn't be too hard to track down with a good machine and the car in the air.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-10-2018, 12:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 542
Posted By ZVOLV
Hey, my 1990 240 lost spark and I made a very...

Hey, my 1990 240 lost spark and I made a very educated guess that it was the powerstage and was right. I tossed one in on a 10 minute break and it fired right up. It's about speed and convenience...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-08-2018, 07:16 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,066
Posted By ZVOLV
Cigar smoke isn't gonna cut it!

Cigar smoke isn't gonna cut it!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-08-2018, 07:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 277
Posted By ZVOLV
I must have read incorrectly. Removing the WHEEL...

I must have read incorrectly. Removing the WHEEL without locking the spring down can damage it.

I would double check your work and make sure the connector is fully seated.

Pu the codes.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-08-2018, 03:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 277
Posted By ZVOLV
SRS does a self test each key cycle and light...

SRS does a self test each key cycle and light would clear itself. My SRS light on my 1990 240 clears itself out, but sometimes come back.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-08-2018, 03:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 542
Posted By ZVOLV
Timing belt wouldn't cause a no spark on a 1991...

Timing belt wouldn't cause a no spark on a 1991 740 if tested from the king lead (wire from coil)
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-08-2018, 02:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 277
Posted By ZVOLV
Pull the bulb for the inspection and then fix it?...

Pull the bulb for the inspection and then fix it?

You probably didn't lock down the clockspring when you pulled it and it unravelled. It's tough to spin em back to the proper tension. I couldn't...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-07-2018, 12:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 542
Posted By ZVOLV
Do diag. Check the signal into the...

Do diag.

Check the signal into the powerstage. A LED test light will work. It's a 5v square wave. I wanna develop the specs on what should be measured with a meter.

Then confirm output of...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-06-2018, 06:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 339
Posted By ZVOLV
I just replaced an AC hose recently and the next...

I just replaced an AC hose recently and the next day the compressor locked up and chucked the belt. Have you checked for a seized compressor yet?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-06-2018, 12:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 222
Posted By ZVOLV
Torx bit in a pair of vicegrips.

Torx bit in a pair of vicegrips.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-02-2018, 02:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 509
Posted By ZVOLV
I only use bougicord on my bricks.

I only use bougicord on my bricks.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-31-2018, 08:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 512
Posted By ZVOLV
Yeah you just cut off the motor mount bracket on...

Yeah you just cut off the motor mount bracket on one side and there should even be holes already drilled underneath it.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-30-2018, 07:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 993
Posted By ZVOLV
1 ohm of difference doesn't mean anything....

1 ohm of difference doesn't mean anything. Especially on anything but a high end meter.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-29-2018, 12:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 993
Posted By ZVOLV
Try another ECU.

Try another ECU.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-26-2018, 06:55 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 896
Posted By ZVOLV
New oring, no problem found, SHIP IT!

New oring, no problem found, SHIP IT!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-26-2018, 02:26 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 896
Posted By ZVOLV
Put a new oring on the dipstick and roll on. ...

Put a new oring on the dipstick and roll on.

Glove test on filler cap.

Could just be a worn out engine. Don't worry about it too much.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-26-2018, 01:37 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,830
Posted By ZVOLV
Ha ha. Nice. See...mixture way off will cause a...

Ha ha. Nice. See...mixture way off will cause a failure to rev.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-25-2018, 05:51 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,066
Posted By ZVOLV
You want it stuck closed so it doesn't stay...

You want it stuck closed so it doesn't stay remain stuck open and suck hot air all the time.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-24-2018, 07:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,416
Posted By ZVOLV
Incorrect.

Incorrect.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-24-2018, 05:53 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,978
Posted By ZVOLV
EZK receives the VR signal from the crank sensor....

EZK receives the VR signal from the crank sensor. It shoots a 5v square wave to the powerstage. "More squares" as rpm increases.

Here is the 5v square wave going to the powerstage FROM EZK....
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