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Re: Crank sensor
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Posted by Goblin [Email] (#2224) [Profile/Gallery] (more from Goblin) on Wed, 29 Sep 2021 18:27:20 Share Post by Email
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So has anybody ever had the experience of running high horsepower 9000 and the DIC failing after about 20,000 miles. After the first motor I built for this car it lasted 14,000 and failed on me after about 5 hours on the road heading to Denver to visit Dan at Mile high automotive. Dan said that running that much power puts a lot of wear and tear on the DIC has anybody else experienced that. He said something about the amount of voltage that it takes to run that much more horsepower he thought would kill the DIC prematurely what does everybody else think. I have seen no signs of the DIC having any cracks or leakage anywhere but I have never taken them apart either. I've never taken these two that I've been using apart. I have taken others apart and noticed the cracking and leaking of fluids. I will take the covers off and take a look at both of them tomorrow. I bought a new one from Dan when I was up in Mile high and it has about 15,000 miles on it so I'm wondering if it's starting to fail. But when the one failed in Denver the check engine light came on and Dan was able to read it and it said the DIC was failing. The last two or three times it has done this issue I've never had a check engine light on so I'm not able to read but I guess it can still be a DIC failing. The fuel pump is an aeromotive fuel pump it has about 65,000 mi on it I guess it could be getting tired as well. Thanks for the response


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