Date: Sun, 9 Apr 2000 23:39:19 +0100
From: Bill Mohan <>
Subject: Re: loss of power

Hi Dick thanks for your interest, I have a 2.0i, 16 valve non turbo, coil and distributor engine . I would like to see the wiring diagram for the ECU and relays and injection components. The engine check light isn't something I've seen on my car is it too old for that? It is an 1989 car...Bill In article <095qesso71on862askadqs3kh9s4ejdaednopsamcom>, Dick Telder <> writes >On Thu, 6 Apr 2000 21:48:31 +0100, Bill Mohan ><> wrote: > >>Hi I would appreciate a wiring diagram that showed me the wiring for the >>main relay and the ECU, it's driving me loopy trying to work it out. >>Does the ECU power up the hot-wire after turning off the ignition, as I >>have been advised? > >Yes, it heats it up to 1000'C for a few seconds after the engine has >been shut off. This is to ensure that the wire is clean. Do not try to >clean it manually. > >But the engine must have been on for some time and above a certain >rpm, for this auto-cleaning to happen. > > If the wire is broken, the ECU uses a limp-home program. > >When it occurs, does the Check Engine lamp go on? > >For me to find the right diagram: >What engine do you have? (2.0i or 2.3i) >Do you have DI fitted? (red cap over the spark plugs) > > >/dot -- Bill Mohan

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