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Discussion in 'General Tech and Maintenance' started by formby, Dec 4, 2005.

  1. formby

    formby learning in progress

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    i think the electrical system took a crap....

    i remember a while ago i tired to start the car with a jumper & heard some think crackle under the dash... but it seemed like the regular noises that come from under there

    so on sat i checked the fuses again, i changed some fuses but still no light on the fuse meter.....

    then i put another pr3 ecu and nothing...all the dash lights come on but the ecu (red) LED does not blink at all....and after using another main relay the fuel pump does not turn on


    i dont know what to do....should i tow it to a shop???? what shold i ask them to do?

    i was thinking of taking it to the dealer ...but i dont think the will work on it...i just want them to diagnose the problem...


    what should i do about the engine itself ...its been sitting for a while....should i change the oil...crank it...or just leave it alone?????
    i miss my car.....

    any comments are welcome
     
  2. SlushboxTeggy

    SlushboxTeggy It's only stupid if it doesn't work VIP

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    chevy small block time? haha

    i think a shop would be able to figure it out, but dont take it to the dealer. there overpriced and ussually know less about the car then you. they would probably just redo your whole electrical system and you would have to sell the car to pay for it.
     
  3. phyregod

    phyregod !!YTINASNI

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    I guess you've checked the main relay? Does the engine turn over at all? Good clean solid connections at the battery? Any burning smell coming from anywhere?
     
  4. formby

    formby learning in progress

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    i might get new batt terminals but everything lights up and the engine cranks........and no smells
     
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    hcivic.com Senior Member

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    did you check all the main engine fuses under the hood?
     
  7. formby

    formby learning in progress

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    yes i did...
     
  8. Taco15

    Taco15 I wear stretchy pants VIP

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    uhhh is your motor grounded right? what was the last thing you did to it?
     
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    My car did the same thing, check the thermostat ground, I thought it was the main relay put 2 or 3 of them in and ended up being that thermostat ground was loose.
     
  11. formby

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    ill check it again
     
  12. Taco15

    Taco15 I wear stretchy pants VIP

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    would it be to much for you to get and entire harness? i mean you did say that you heard something under the dash. did you ever find out what it was.
     
  13. formby

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    i think there is so0mething wrong with the cabin harness or maybe the fuse box.....



    what harness would i need to buy?
     
  14. Taco15

    Taco15 I wear stretchy pants VIP

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    well if you need a fuse box or anywires from under the dash. i can help. there is a rex here in town thats junked.
     
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