Hey guys, Im trying to get my sisters 1G FWD Turbo Automatic to start. Ive tried replacing the coil and transistor, and still it wont get any spark. The last thing to check is the ECU, however I dont another ECU to throw in, so what im wondering is - is there any way to check the ECU?? Thanks
When you turn the key to the ON position does the CEL stay active for five seconds before it clears away? No CEL means the ecu isn't turning on. If the ecu is fine like you said, check the MPI relay, that's what controls power to the ECU. I don't have any wiring diagrams with me, so I can't tell you the wiring diagram, but I do know the ecu wiring is in the Chilton's manual, which you should get if you don't have one already.
QuasiMondo. Thank you for the tip on the CEL light not coming on! I was having the same problem of parking the car then a couple months later, no spark. I was going to test everything else before the ECU. I checked the CEL and it did not come on. Pulled the ECU and had cap puke all over.
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