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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 03:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 106
Posted By ZVOLV
I have a Daniel Stern 940 ( with fog) headlight...

I have a Daniel Stern 940 ( with fog) headlight wiring harness and relay upgrade if you're interested.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 02:10 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,175
Posted By ZVOLV
[QUOTE=CRatcliff;6015277]Absolutely will install...

[QUOTE=CRatcliff;6015277]Absolutely will install the shifter foam. No upholstery shops around here - should I just get closed-cell foam from Joanne?

I'm realizing that I have to take off the door...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-14-2019, 08:38 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,247
Posted By ZVOLV
650 millivolts is too high. Under 100 millivolts...

650 millivolts is too high. Under 100 millivolts is ideal. And your 5000 millivolt drop on the chassis ground is very bad.

I recommend a new battery ground cable.

You should also do the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-14-2019, 03:26 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,902
Posted By ZVOLV
That was a different car. Is this one fixed?

That was a different car.

Is this one fixed?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-14-2019, 02:51 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,902
Posted By ZVOLV
Fixed???

Fixed???
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-14-2019, 02:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 274
Posted By ZVOLV
I think you press in and turn 90 degrees. Use...

I think you press in and turn 90 degrees. Use pliers or at least a rag so you don't cut yourself if it breaks.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-12-2019, 01:16 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,175
Posted By ZVOLV
Install the shifter foam!

Install the shifter foam!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-09-2019, 06:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 337
Posted By ZVOLV
Unplug the ECU and see if it stops.

Unplug the ECU and see if it stops.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-07-2019, 06:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 676
Posted By ZVOLV
Nice. Another leak point is by the driver's left...

Nice. Another leak point is by the driver's left foot. A plastic panel comes unglued.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-06-2019, 03:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 293
Posted By ZVOLV
I recommend circuit verification before you waste...

I recommend circuit verification before you waste time wrenching or driving to Vatozone.

Got a test lamp and a meter? They cost about the price of a gallon of gas each.


Test lamp on a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-06-2019, 03:02 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 950
Posted By ZVOLV
The 45 rpm on the scan tool is the biggest red...

The 45 rpm on the scan tool is the biggest red flag so far.

You could scope the crank sensor waveform. They sell for under $100 now.

As for loose terminals, I have used pins from a donor...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-04-2019, 03:33 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,247
Posted By ZVOLV
Thumbs up My theory is you have a bad ground and the...

My theory is you have a bad ground and the current is backfeeding thru a different circuit and causing the stall.

Did you do a voltage drop on the battery ground cable? Put one probe on the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-04-2019, 01:14 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,247
Posted By ZVOLV
It means you have excessive resistance in the...

It means you have excessive resistance in the ground circuit. That 5v "chose" to go thru your meter instead of fighting thru a bad ground.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-03-2019, 03:42 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,247
Posted By ZVOLV
5v drop is HUGE. 250 millivolts is about all you...

5v drop is HUGE. 250 millivolts is about all you wanna see.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-01-2019, 06:16 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 950
Posted By ZVOLV
It would be funny if all you needed was a...

It would be funny if all you needed was a battery. Maybe try a jumper.

Diesel 6.0 Ford won't start if the rpms don't reach 200.

I had some other car, that was a crank no start and it was just...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-01-2019, 05:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 623
Posted By ZVOLV
^^^^ This is what you are trying to avoid. ...

^^^^
This is what you are trying to avoid.



Do you front probe with that Power probe too?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-01-2019, 04:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 676
Posted By ZVOLV
A plastic shield comes loose on 700/900s. Take...

A plastic shield comes loose on 700/900s. Take off the windshield cowl and butyl tape the thing back on. Maybe add some silicone.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-01-2019, 02:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 736
Posted By ZVOLV
Nice. Thanks for posting back.

Nice. Thanks for posting back.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-01-2019, 02:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 623
Posted By ZVOLV
Kyote- I was just clarifying if you meant probing...

Kyote- I was just clarifying if you meant probing both sides of the connector, which you didn't. CFT thought that's what you meant. That would be a voltage drop test.

I AM critiquing your method....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-31-2019, 08:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 702
Posted By ZVOLV
I recommend a wiring diagram and circuit...

I recommend a wiring diagram and circuit diagnosis.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-31-2019, 06:54 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 623
Posted By ZVOLV
Where would you probe for this test? Meaning,...

Where would you probe for this test? Meaning, where do you suggest the positive and the negative test lead would each go and what should the reading be?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-31-2019, 03:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 271
Posted By ZVOLV
How does one check grounds?

How does one check grounds?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-31-2019, 02:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 623
Posted By ZVOLV
Use a test lamp, not a meter.

Use a test lamp, not a meter.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-30-2019, 10:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 623
Posted By ZVOLV
Voltage drop test the cables. Apply 12v...

Voltage drop test the cables.

Apply 12v direct from the battery to the solenoid.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-30-2019, 11:53 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 950
Posted By ZVOLV
45 RPM and 8v is too low. That could be false...

45 RPM and 8v is too low. That could be false data. RPMs are usually 200-500. You would hear the slow crank. You could put a meter on the battery and see what the cranking voltage goes down to.

I...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-29-2019, 06:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 702
Posted By ZVOLV
A wiring diagram. And a meter set to AC...

A wiring diagram.

And a meter set to AC voltage. Test it as far upstream as you can.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-29-2019, 06:36 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 950
Posted By ZVOLV
Once another shop and a DIY has been in there I...

Once another shop and a DIY has been in there I can't blame 'em.

You can see RPM counts on the data?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-29-2019, 11:53 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 950
Posted By ZVOLV
What did the shop say? Any chance you have a...

What did the shop say?

Any chance you have a non programmed ECM in there. I'm not a sure if that would be a no crank or a crank no start.

A factory level scan tool to look for codes would be...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-24-2019, 01:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 515
Posted By ZVOLV
Check the heater circuit: Put a test lamp...

Check the heater circuit:


Put a test lamp (NOT A METER!) between the two white wire terminals. Key on. Illuminate?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-24-2019, 10:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 736
Posted By ZVOLV
Question Check my signature. Check for injector...

Check my signature.

Check for injector pulse.

Disable injectors, clear flood, see if it runs on brake cleaner pulsed into the throttle.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-22-2019, 02:47 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,519
Posted By ZVOLV
Measure the current. If it's dead it won't pull...

Measure the current. If it's dead it won't pull any amperage.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-22-2019, 02:11 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,519
Posted By ZVOLV
To listen for the tank pump: put a hose down the...

To listen for the tank pump: put a hose down the filler neck and the other end to your ear.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-21-2019, 12:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 595
Posted By ZVOLV
Volvo?

Volvo?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-21-2019, 11:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 428
Posted By ZVOLV
The fuse/holder at the battery is where I would...

The fuse/holder at the battery is where I would start.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-18-2019, 07:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 334
Posted By ZVOLV
Question Pegged at 200mv is lean. (Or a bad sensor) 900 mv...

Pegged at 200mv is lean. (Or a bad sensor) 900 mv is rich.

Try a snap throttle. It should go rich, then lean out, then return to normal. Normal is oscillating between 100-900mv.

Confirm 12v...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-18-2019, 07:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 445
Posted By ZVOLV
Does your internet have Google abilities?

Does your internet have Google abilities?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-18-2019, 06:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 445
Posted By ZVOLV
GTS And check the brushes.

GTS

And check the brushes.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-18-2019, 04:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 445
Posted By ZVOLV
Do a voltage drop test on the ground wire.

Do a voltage drop test on the ground wire.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-17-2019, 02:59 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 995
Posted By ZVOLV
Let's say the there is an O2 sensor code for the...

Let's say the there is an O2 sensor code for the heater circuit your family members' Camry. Do you run down the local O'Reilly and roll the dice on a new aftermarket junk $80 sensor? I wouldn't. I...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-17-2019, 02:28 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,247
Posted By ZVOLV
I work on cars that have been torn apart at the...

I work on cars that have been torn apart at the body shop and then sometims have electrical problems: We had one with an intermittent no crank. I voltage drop tested the negative cable and found a 10...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-17-2019, 02:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 899
Posted By ZVOLV
Covert to LH 2.4. It is only 4 wires.

Covert to LH 2.4. It is only 4 wires.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-17-2019, 12:33 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,247
Posted By ZVOLV
I don't think sanding grounds is the best...

I don't think sanding grounds is the best practice. That takes the coating off the metal.

Take a good meter and check the voltage drop between the battery negative post and the block, cranking,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-16-2019, 06:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 562
Posted By ZVOLV
Even more reason to suspect the work done. Are...

Even more reason to suspect the work done. Are you loosing coolant? Is the coolant bottle overpressurizing?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-16-2019, 05:42 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,247
Posted By ZVOLV
You may want to voltage drop test the battery...

You may want to voltage drop test the battery cables and the alt cables. After reading your concern again, it does sound like a problem with losing power due to failing cables.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-16-2019, 04:53 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 995
Posted By ZVOLV
Replacing parts with no circuit verification is a...

Replacing parts with no circuit verification is a rookie move.

Another rookie move is replacing parts based on codes alone.

Maybe you should work for a parts store!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-16-2019, 02:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 562
Posted By ZVOLV
It could be coolant from a blown head gasket. Get...

It could be coolant from a blown head gasket. Get a coolant pressure tester on it, pressurize the system and look down the spark plug holes with a cell phone borescope and inspect for coolant in the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-16-2019, 02:33 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,247
Posted By ZVOLV
Load the circuit and use meter. Google how to do...

Load the circuit and use meter. Google how to do it.

A simple resistance test should be done too. No more than two ohms should be on the ground circuit.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-16-2019, 01:46 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,247
Posted By ZVOLV
Sounds like a bad ground. Do a voltage drop test...

Sounds like a bad ground. Do a voltage drop test on the ground circuit- it's how you properly "check grounds"
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-16-2019, 01:27 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 995
Posted By ZVOLV
I recommend circuit verification and testing...

I recommend circuit verification and testing before firing the Parts Cannon at the problem. I prefer to spend money on tools rather than parts it doesn't need.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-16-2019, 01:49 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 995
Posted By ZVOLV
Nope.

Nope.
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