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Old 03-04-2008, 08:51 PM   #21
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Right, well look at this photo...


3 and 2 fire at exactly the same time so it makes no difference which way round they are, same with 1 and 4.

How have you go them wired at the moment?
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I suggest wiring them as in the photo, if that doesnt work, then move 3 and 2 to the coil pack number 1 and 4, and 1 and 4 to coil pack for 2 and 3.

My guess is that you have them split at the momnt
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^^^^ That's not the problem his video shows 1&4 and 2&3 are going to a coilpack, and he has them hooked up correctly.

I can't open your MSQ I have the wrong version of Megatune. Post a screen shot of Megatune, or just tell me what the columns are on the top.
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Old 03-04-2008, 08:57 PM   #24
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****, that's wrong man. When I said switch the plugs, I meant switch the plug that goes to the coilpack, as in the one from the wiring harness. Yea, just put the front and rear cylinders on a coilpack, the middle ones on another.
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Your video in post 9 shows cylinders 1&4 going to the passengers side coilpack, but the pic above shows it wrong.
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Old 03-04-2008, 09:03 PM   #27
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****, that's wrong man. When I said switch the plugs, I meant switch the plug that goes to the coilpack, as in the one from the wiring harness. Yea, just put the front and rear cylinders on a coilpack, the middle ones on another.
It doesn't run like that.

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Old 03-04-2008, 09:06 PM   #28
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Do as I said! It will be fine
at the moment you are only running on two cylinders.
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I'm assuming it's running on 2 cylinders the way you have the wires hooked up in the pic above? Just hook the outer cylinders to a coilpack, the inner ones to a coilpack. If it backfires, spits, and sputters, switch the plugs that go from the wiring harness to the coilpacks.
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I'm assuming it's running on 2 cylinders the way you have the wires hooked up in the pic above? Just hook the outer cylinders to a coilpack, the inner ones to a coilpack. If it backfires, spits, and sputters, switch the plugs that go from the wiring harness to the coilpacks.
I did as you said. Now I don't see 2 plugs going to the coil packs so I just swapped the plugs wires on 1 coil pack with the wires on the other coil pack. It's idling better than ever now but I think it's still missing in 1 cylinder. I'm going to check all the spark plugs now.
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Nevermind. It's still running on 2 cylinders, just doing so smoother than before.
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Which two is it running on? Have you got 1 and 4 going to the same coil pack?
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Running on 2 and 4. Yes 1 and 4 are going to the passenger coil pack.
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You probably burned up a coilpack from pulling off #1 while it was running. Try switching the witching the wires on one coilpack to another and see if it begins running on cylinders 1 and 3 and not running on 2 and 4.
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That just doesn't seem logical. In order for a coil pack to be burn out, it would have to be running on only cylinders 1 and 4 or 2 and 3. Is it possible to burn out a single output on a coil?
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Just so you know, you have 2 coilpacks. One fires cylinders 1&4 simultaneously and the other fires 2&3 simultaneously. You can burn up one and then it will only run on two cylinders.
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Yeah that's why I was stating the above logic.

Coils must be good. I plugged the stock ecu back in and it wouldn't start. I swapped the plugs on the coils and it started right up, running on all cylinders.
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Old 03-04-2008, 10:25 PM   #38
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Swap 1 and 4 round and 2 and 3 round.

Does it now run on 1 and 3? or Still 2 and 4?
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Swapped em and I'm still running only on 2 and 4.
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Thats pretty conclusive that its either the HT leads or the plugs in 1 and 3.
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