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Post by Spike28278 » Wed Jun 28, 2017 10:08 am

Anyone know any mechanics that are good with fto's in melbourne area? Just got screwed over by the last one. Charged me $600 did absolutley no work to the car, told me he spent the 6 weeks he had learning about the car itself....

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Post by Supplanter » Wed Jun 28, 2017 10:47 am

I have used AussieTune to get my car RWCed, and Gibson Automotive for servicing in the past.
LED ALL the things.

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Post by Spike28278 » Wed Jun 28, 2017 4:09 pm

Ill give them a shot, cheers

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Post by spetz » Wed Jun 28, 2017 7:41 pm

You should mention what it is you need done as well.
In reality any decent mechanic should be able to do most things on the FTO without needing to spend 6 weeks to learn about it

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Post by Spike28278 » Thu Jun 29, 2017 12:49 pm

Its just not idling, push the clutch in it die, turn tje key it dies, only rarely does it hold the revs but barely, IAC has been repalced, no vaccum leaks, TPS had a dead zone so replaced and set it properly, cylinder comp is fine, spark plugs are new, new leads, Checked for leaks after the Maf, timing is fine

It also seems to hunt when tje throttle cable is pulled, but it wont cut out. I took it to tje mechanic cause I was out of ideas haha [emoji14]

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Post by bjk » Thu Jun 29, 2017 2:06 pm

Stepper? :lol:
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Re: Mechanic

Post by Spike28278 » Thu Jun 29, 2017 2:30 pm

Nope replaced that aswell :/

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Post by Vectose » Thu Jun 29, 2017 2:45 pm

With a brand new one or a used one?
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Post by Spike28278 » Thu Jun 29, 2017 7:23 pm

Yeah brand new one, Im not sure what else it could be, could it be a faulty stepper unit?

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Post by Spike28278 » Tue Jul 25, 2017 4:17 pm

Alright another update on the car, and its kinda weird but anyway,

The mechanic managed to get the car to stop cutting out, but now its iding too high, he sent the MAF to get tested and it come back without any faults. Strange part is the car runs snoother without the MAF plugged in as the mechanic told me.

So now I'm thinking it may be the ECU? Cause its hunting aswell

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Post by Rob Furniss » Tue Jul 25, 2017 4:40 pm

Sounds like a vac pipe is off/split hence the high revs and hunting, how high is the idle?

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Post by Spike28278 » Tue Jul 25, 2017 4:44 pm

Idle is about 1200rpm at operating temp, both the mechanic and I checked for vaccum leaks but Ill try again tonight

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Post by Vectose » Tue Jul 25, 2017 4:51 pm

Idle should be 800 at operating temp.
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Post by Spike28278 » Tue Jul 25, 2017 7:06 pm

Yeah, im just not sure whats casing it to idle so high

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Post by Rob Furniss » Tue Jul 25, 2017 7:25 pm

Air is getting in mate, but where?

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Post by Spike28278 » Thu Jul 27, 2017 12:38 pm

Alrighty, more developments

Smoke tested again with no leaks, but now the nature of the problem has changed

Idle is hunting between 400 and 2000 rpm regardless of temp

Maf was tested last week can came back without any errors and the O2 sensor is reading between 0.1 and 1v but its strange

Seems like its chasing itself, its reading rich in low rpm and lean in high rpm

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Re: Mechanic

Post by Vectose » Thu Jul 27, 2017 11:41 pm

TPS or Stepper motor?
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Re: Mechanic

Post by Spike28278 » Fri Jul 28, 2017 8:32 am

What voltages should the tps be reading?

Ill try getting my hands on another stepper motor aswell

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Post by mezje » Fri Jul 28, 2017 4:59 pm

HCW are great mechanics

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Re: Mechanic

Post by silverGPX » Sat Jul 29, 2017 11:19 am

Go to a different mechanic.

I'm not a mechanic and managed to adjust my TPS by reading the manual.


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