Date: Tue, 31 Dec 2002 14:29:57 -0700 From: Inky <yada_yada_etcnopsamail.com> Subject: Re: Dead Cold Start Injector
Thanks for the tip. -- Christian On Tue, 31 Dec 2002 20:00:46 +0000, Grunff <grunffnopsam.com> wrote: >Inky wrote: > >>>It would be very easy to fix - figure out whether it's the >>>injector or the sensor, and replace the faulty part. All you >>>need is a multimeter. >> >> >> I have one. What's the process? > >Well, what you need to figure out is: > >[a] Whether the injector continues getting power after the >engine is warm - if this is the case, then it's not the >injector's fault it stays open. > >and if [a] is true, > >[b] Whether this is caused by a bad temperature sensor. > >Measure the resistance across the temp. sensor with the engine cold. > >Measure the voltage across the injector with the engine cold. > >Warm up to normal running temp (20 mins). > >Repeat the measurements. > >If the resistance of the sensor is still the same, then it's a >failed sensor. If not, then you may have a short somewhere.