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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 11:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 238
Posted By ZVOLV
Stethoscope. Sounds like exhaust leak.

Stethoscope.

Sounds like exhaust leak.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 10:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 101
Posted By ZVOLV
Make sure you have the preheat hose and that the...

Make sure you have the preheat hose and that the thermostat in the airbox isn't stuck open.

How fresh is the cat?

Make sure the ignition timing is correct.

For the evap test they pinch off...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 09:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 122
Posted By ZVOLV
Click my sig. Does it run on ether? ...

Click my sig.

Does it run on ether?

Test light to coil negative to ground. STEADY blinking when cranking.

Weak point on these is the hall sensor. They can be failing and cause an ERRATIC...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 07:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 119
Posted By ZVOLV
I just went by 85% of the r12 label on my 1990...

I just went by 85% of the r12 label on my 1990 240 when I went to r134. It was over 2 lbs. 2.5 lbs i think.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 05:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 101
Posted By ZVOLV
Did you fail smog for evap?

Did you fail smog for evap?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 01:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 547
Posted By ZVOLV
Oscilloscope and inductive amp clamp over the...

Oscilloscope and inductive amp clamp over the battery cables=relative compression test=doing a compression test without even pulling the plugs.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-17-2018, 06:02 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,149
Posted By ZVOLV
Ok so disregard post 33. And TPS won't cause...

Ok so disregard post 33. And TPS won't cause misfires.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-17-2018, 05:38 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,149
Posted By ZVOLV
Is this a Regina car?

Is this a Regina car?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-17-2018, 03:33 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,033
Posted By ZVOLV
O2 sensor ranges from 0.1 volts to 0.9v. It...

O2 sensor ranges from 0.1 volts to 0.9v.

It looks like you have a major mechanical issue like a huge air leak. If that guage is hooked up correctly you should see healthy vacuum. When you snap...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-17-2018, 02:38 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,642
Posted By ZVOLV
I like squirrels and scopes.

Hey so where do I find this sesnor on a junkyard car? A wheel speed sensor!?I keep forgetting my hex sockets....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-17-2018, 02:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 367
Posted By ZVOLV
Search noob!

Thanks. I actually did a search and found a post by you mentioning the resistance should be about 500-600 ohms. I didn't see any broken wiring, but it may be open internally.


Got a new fuel cap...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-16-2018, 10:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 367
Posted By ZVOLV
5v measured between a disconnected body side...

5v measured between a disconnected body side harness and OPEN circuit between the two terminals for the temp sensor. Needs a sensor!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-16-2018, 07:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 697
Posted By ZVOLV
A scope would show you all of the signals. ...

A scope would show you all of the signals.

You can use a meter too, but it wouldn't show dropouts or glitches. Here's a thread using a meter to test crank sensor:

...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-16-2018, 05:15 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,033
Posted By ZVOLV
Is that boost guage hooked up? I don't see it...

Is that boost guage hooked up? I don't see it showing good vacuum.

If your engine was really only running on two cylinders, it would be shaking a LOT. Another trick is to put your hand over the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-16-2018, 03:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 367
Posted By ZVOLV
Thanks for the spoon feed. I'm spoiled at the...

Thanks for the spoon feed. I'm spoiled at the shop and just get to punch in the VIN and have every bit of info I need on a car such as wiring diagrams, specs, and description/operation of every...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-14-2018, 11:14 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,149
Posted By ZVOLV
Injectors can cause misfires. Coolant temp...

Injectors can cause misfires.

Coolant temp sensor in spec?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-14-2018, 10:55 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,149
Posted By ZVOLV
Cylinder drop test?

Cylinder drop test?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-13-2018, 11:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 547
Posted By ZVOLV
Labscope and pressure transducer.

Labscope and pressure transducer.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-13-2018, 07:48 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 4,779
Posted By ZVOLV
Weak compressor can do that. What's the low side...

Weak compressor can do that. What's the low side pressure at idle, and then during a rev?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-13-2018, 07:47 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,033
Posted By ZVOLV
Running really lean can allow it to idle, but not...

Running really lean can allow it to idle, but not rev. Or ignition timing/cam timing.

Let's see the video. Youtube.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-13-2018, 05:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 367
Posted By ZVOLV
I will look at the EZK. I want EGR to stay...

I will look at the EZK. I want EGR to stay functioning. The car needs to pass smog tests. I just passed the sniffer. I can neither confirm or deny if a third of a tank of E85 was used. Emissions...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-13-2018, 11:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 359
Posted By ZVOLV
At the shop there's a procedure where we cut...

At the shop there's a procedure where we cut about a 19mm hole in a certain vent, shove a spray wand applicator in there, then blast antimicrobial spray, then reseal the hole with a plug and RTV.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-12-2018, 09:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 367
Posted By ZVOLV
Yep. I'm over thinking it. It triggered so fast...

Yep. I'm over thinking it. It triggered so fast it's gotta be the wrong EZK unit or a complete open.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-12-2018, 07:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 367
Posted By ZVOLV
1991 740. CODE 4-1-3. Looking for greenbook info/help

I just bought a 1991 740. I noticed, after the purchase, that the check engine light bulb has been removed. No wonder he balked when I was asking if it had passed smog. So I swapped bulbs, and guess...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-12-2018, 02:29 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,033
Posted By ZVOLV
It's difficult to understand what's going on...

It's difficult to understand what's going on here. You say it idles now, but isn't misfiring!? What happens when you do a cylinder drop test at idle by unplugging injectors 2 or 3?

Your timing...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-11-2018, 07:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 804
Posted By ZVOLV
I put URO strut mounts on my last 740. I slammed...

I put URO strut mounts on my last 740. I slammed the gland nut on with my 1/2" impact. After that, my car would sometime pull to the side after a turn. I don't know if I damaged the parts or if they...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-11-2018, 06:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 804
Posted By ZVOLV
My 1991 740 clunks. I had it in the air and...

My 1991 740 clunks. I had it in the air and didn't detect any blown bushings, but it was just a quick glance. 220k car. Prob needs everything.

I would start with racking the car in the air and...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-11-2018, 05:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 408
Posted By ZVOLV
One wire that comes to mind is the blue/yellow...

One wire that comes to mind is the blue/yellow wire that powers the MAF. Really easy to peel back and check for current with a light to co form if the EFI/FUEL PUMP relay is working.

Another idea...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-11-2018, 11:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 408
Posted By ZVOLV
Bring a test light with you and probe the back of...

Bring a test light with you and probe the back of the fuel pump fuse to cig lighter ring as ground. When the prob is there, power to pumps? How about to the computer side of the EFI relay circuit?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-10-2018, 05:14 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,033
Posted By ZVOLV
Imgur Or donate $ and can host here.

Imgur

Or donate $ and can host here.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-10-2018, 03:54 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,033
Posted By ZVOLV
No need the remove the crank pulley to inspect....

No need the remove the crank pulley to inspect. Just look from above as I mentioned. Upper cover off.

It really can't hurt to pull the covers, line the marks on the pulleys all up and make sure...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-10-2018, 10:47 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,033
Posted By ZVOLV
Pull the upper timing cover and get a strong...

Pull the upper timing cover and get a strong light and make sure the notch in the washer lines up with the block casting.
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-10-2018, 12:33 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,033
Posted By ZVOLV
Are you timing the crank with the crank pulley or...

Are you timing the crank with the crank pulley or the SPROCKET?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-09-2018, 07:46 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,033
Posted By ZVOLV
Is that little black plastic alignment piece...

Is that little black plastic alignment piece still there? Aligning the rotor with the housin is great, but that assumes you have dropped the dist in correctly on the correct tooth. If you drop it in...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-09-2018, 07:02 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,033
Posted By ZVOLV
If you have consistent steady spark from the...

If you have consistent steady spark from the coil, that really only leaves the dist timing or cap/rotor.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-09-2018, 06:43 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,033
Posted By ZVOLV
You need power to the coil key on. That's what...

You need power to the coil key on. That's what the wire does.

Do you have steady spark coming out of the coil itself? A test light between coil negative and ground works great too.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-09-2018, 04:53 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,033
Posted By ZVOLV
Did you have the dist pulled out? Is it timed...

Did you have the dist pulled out? Is it timed correctly?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-09-2018, 02:47 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,033
Posted By ZVOLV
Did you put the flywheel on correctly?

Did you put the flywheel on correctly?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-09-2018, 02:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 902
Posted By ZVOLV
O2 sensor won't cause a no start. It is ignored...

O2 sensor won't cause a no start. It is ignored until coolant is warmed up.

Unplug the MAF and see if it runs.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-06-2018, 10:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 676
Posted By ZVOLV
Or tired bottom end. Don't these cars have PCV...

Or tired bottom end. Don't these cars have PCV problems?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-03-2018, 07:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 355
Posted By ZVOLV
Kickdown cable is the first thing that came to my...

Kickdown cable is the first thing that came to my mind too.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-03-2018, 06:38 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,204
Posted By ZVOLV
How much was shaved off the head? Or actually,...

How much was shaved off the head? Or actually, was the head thickness measured?

When the head gets thinned out the slack in the timing belt retards the cam timing.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-03-2018, 03:12 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,204
Posted By ZVOLV
Failure to rev can be incorrect cam timing,...

Failure to rev can be incorrect cam timing, retarded ignition timing, or lean in my experience.

I wanna believe you that your cam timing is correct, but triple check.

I use a smoke machine to...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-02-2018, 03:16 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,204
Posted By ZVOLV
You probably put the belt on wrong. Take off...

You probably put the belt on wrong.

Take off the upper cover and use a strong light on the belt guides on the crank sprocket and check the notch is lined up with the casting on the block.
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-02-2018, 12:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 408
Posted By ZVOLV
It's probably throwing a P0420 cat code.

It's probably throwing a P0420 cat code.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-01-2018, 04:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 697
Posted By ZVOLV
I use a Picoscope at the shop if I need to, but I...

I use a Picoscope at the shop if I need to, but I also use a $80 Hantek scope that works just fine if you can get the software to display English instead of Cantonese.
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-01-2018, 12:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 697
Posted By ZVOLV
It's a 5v square wave. Here is my 240 at idle. ...

It's a 5v square wave. Here is my 240 at idle.


http://forums.turbobricks.com/picture.php?albumid=364&pictureid=2930
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-27-2018, 11:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 691
Posted By ZVOLV
You want the paper gasket because it provides the...

You want the paper gasket because it provides the correct thickness for the flange to be spaced out from the aux shaft.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-22-2018, 04:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 507
Posted By ZVOLV
Be careful, I hanged a pressure sensor on a...

Be careful, I hanged a pressure sensor on a b230ft fuel rail and the weight of it snapped the nipple off on a drive.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-22-2018, 03:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 467
Posted By ZVOLV
Right. ^^^. 99.5% of the cars are just a smog...

Right. ^^^. 99.5% of the cars are just a smog check that consists of the tech plugging the computer into the OBD port. Don't be surprised when they are inexperienced at older cars.
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