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whats going on wit this car????

Discussion in 'ECU's, Electronics, and Tuning' started by Jazzy19, Sep 28, 2003.

  1. Jazzy19

    Jazzy19 Senior Member

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    Okay heres the problem. I have a 93 si and the problem i have is that everytime i turn on something electrical like headlights,rear defor,hold the brake pedal, turn on the heater.. etc.... My RPMS drop really low, like the car wants to die on me. I changed my battery and alternater... Still not fixed... Could anyone help me out on what could cause this!!!!!!


    thanx Jazzy Jay
     
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    AllMotorMonster Senior Member

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    ELD - Get a Helms manual and test it out.

    BTW - ELD stands for Electrical Load Detector
     
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    Jazzy19 Senior Member

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    is there ne thing else i could do to test the voltage by myself???
     
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    pissedoffsol RETIRED

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    the helms tells you how to test it. buy the manual. its the best 7- bucks you could ever spend.
     
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    jamesA Well known pissed off telephone guy VIP

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    my best guess is somewhere a wire is grounded, so when it's turned on the voltage is going straight into ground instead of going to the electrical item you turned on.

    Isn't there a main wire going from the battery to the fuse panel?
     
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    AllMotorMonster Senior Member

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    You can guess all you want, but until you actually test (and there is a procedure) the ELD, you won't ever know.


    I absolutely love how people want to fix their own cars, but refuse to buy the proper tools to do the job......


    Buy a helm's manual

    oooo - look at that.... I found one on ebay in less than 10 seconds..

    http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewI...52&category=268
     
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    thanx..ill buy the book!!!!!
     
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    Jazzy19 Senior Member

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    where can i get one of these books for less then $45. Which manual is it...there is like 4 different service manuals???
     
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    AllMotorMonster Senior Member

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    There is only 1 manual to get. HELM's

    That's the OEM service manual, nothing else compares.

    Retail is $75 for that book, so $45 is a great deal.
     
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    will the one on ebay work for my car 93 si????
     
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