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Testing solenoid

Discussion in 'Civic and del Sol - EG and EK' started by EP3Hatch1987, Jun 1, 2009.

  1. EP3Hatch1987

    EP3Hatch1987 Meeeeooowww!!!!!

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    Does anybody know how I would be able 2 test my vtec solenoid 2 see if it's working?
     
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    run a wire from it straight to the battery, just tap the wire to the hot post and see if its clicking
     
  3. EP3Hatch1987

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    Okay I did it.. It clicked.. So if it's not hitting when I drive would it be wiring?
     
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    well it could be a few different things. are you throwing any check engine lights. ? and check your oil level
     
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    It was throwing a pressure sensor code when I got it tuned.. And the oil levels are fine..
     
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    well that code will make it not work
     
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    But we erased the code..
     
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    then it should be working if the code was fixed. what motor is it some sohc motors you cant hear or feel
     
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    It's from a d16z6.. But could my oil switch be bad?
     
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    Okay I might juss go buy a new oil switch.. And do you know the wiring diagram 2 wire in the vtec? Cause I had 2 wire mine in cause it's a dx model
     
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    as long as its to the right pin on the ecu it will be fine, search for the ecu pin out that your using
     
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    Okay thanx for your help..
     
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