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Re: [T3] Won't Start / Injector Puzzlers - Solved (?)

On 18 Jan 2001, at 10:19, Mark Fuhriman wrote:

> Lesson learned: Don't trust *any* crimp-on connection in the wiring
> harness, no matter how good it looks from the outside.  Take things
> apart and properly solder this stuff now, before you get left stuck
> somewhere inconvenient.  

I'd make an exception for the OE crimps. They were factory made 
with real crimping tools and are excellent. It's the stuff put on in 
backyards and driveways with a pair of pliers that WILL let you 

> Other lesson learned: Having a few spares of critical components, like
> trigger contacts, ECU's, sensors, etc. is nice for diagnostic
> purposes.  But be careful.  Your spares might be bad.  I think my
> spare ECU is bad.  When I get time (don't feel like it yet) I'll put
> the spare ECU back in and see if the 1&4 injectors want to quit again
> at temp.  

Ditto on spare parts. Sometimes there's just no better way to 
troubleshoot than to try a different part. Let us know about your 
second brain; I think it will be fine, but I want to hear it from you.

Congratulations, you've worked on this a long time, done a good 
job, and you can be proud of the result.

Jim Adney
Madison, WI 53711-3054

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