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Old 10-05-2010, 11:03 PM   #21
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:wtf: Came out of a known working car?
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I think its my wiring, The previous owner had a 1.8 and extended the coil pack loom and i think one of the solders broke or some ****.
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:wtf: Came out of a known working car?
Yes it came out of a known working car.
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Old 10-05-2010, 11:29 PM   #24
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Changed the coil pack just to make sure and still same symptoms.
When you say you changed the coil pack, did you just unplug it and plug a new SET in, or did you swap individual coils? Plug the one that's firing into the wiring for the one that's not. If it doesn't work it's almost certainly the extended wiring, as you've replaced everything else. Or just tear apart the wiring and check it.
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I think its my wiring, The previous owner had a 1.8 and extended the coil pack loom and i think one of the solders broke or some ****.
I said a while back to hook up a multimeter on continuity and check all the wires going back to the ECU. Will be a PITA but will figure out if it is wiring.
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Old 10-05-2010, 11:55 PM   #26
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When you say you changed the coil pack, did you just unplug it and plug a new SET in, or did you swap individual coils? Plug the one that's firing into the wiring for the one that's not. If it doesn't work it's almost certainly the extended wiring, as you've replaced everything else. Or just tear apart the wiring and check it.
Yes

Will do, Ill check that in a bit.
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Old 10-06-2010, 12:50 AM   #27
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Just flipped the wires in the coil and now 1 and 4 fire (which is still 2 and 3 but in a different coil) and 2 and 3 don't. So its my wiring i believe. I'm going to cut apart the solder joints and see if there's any cracks in the solder.
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Old 10-06-2010, 02:05 AM   #28
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Here's the hack job i wound up with,

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Cant wait for this to be over.
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That looks gorgeous.

By chance did the PO have a white cane with a red tip on it?
Or maybe a doggy with a harness on it?

edit://I thought only cheap bastards with Volvos did that...
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holly **** this guy makes my wiring skills look awesome that sucks man but atleast you found the problem.
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Old 10-06-2010, 04:25 AM   #31
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Is it over? I see a bunch of pictures of crappy wiring, but no broken wires/solder.
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Old 10-06-2010, 08:24 AM   #32
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Didn't have time, i gotta go to work early.
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I have a wiring harness out of my 90 if you need it. Let me know.
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Old 10-06-2010, 12:37 PM   #34
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I have a wiring harness out of my 90 if you need it. Let me know.
I may take you up on that, Saturday jeffs comin over and if we can't figure it out I'm gonna pull it out.
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Old 10-06-2010, 12:43 PM   #35
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I think I tried to give it to you a long time ago, but no you didn't want it. Now if it is the wiring harness. All I have to say is you TARD.
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Or you could, you know, take the harness and save me a headache . I'm going to bring my stim to make sure that your MS is firing correctly. While your wiring is totally fucked, I still want to make sure everything is A-OK with the MS and harness.
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Old 10-06-2010, 03:26 PM   #37
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Or you could, you know, take the harness and save me a headache . I'm going to bring my stim to make sure that your MS is firing correctly. While your wiring is totally fucked, I still want to make sure everything is A-OK with the MS and harness.
How long does it take to pull out and put in a harness?
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Old 10-06-2010, 07:58 PM   #38
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as long as it takes you to gut the car and reassemble it.
dash and all.
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Fixed it, ecu was set on stim wheel and couple of solder joints broke.
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