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Old 24 Apr 2011, 07:57 PM   #1 (permalink)
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turbo conversion and now no spark

done a turbo teransplant took it all out a running car complete loom engine box dif everything could think of put engine box dif and all the loom except light loom and alternator loom as they look same and cant see it stopping it run but cant get it to fire up can here pump prime up and turns over but dont think theres a spark as hused a spare coil pac and couldnt get it to spark any ideas how to check or what to trace back for sparks it has the four single coil packs on each plug and as said it did run with no probs before removing and the car i put it into also ran fine before doing the work
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Old 24 Apr 2011, 08:36 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Re: turbo conversion and now no spark

Did you connect the earth strap back to the engine?
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Old 25 Apr 2011, 06:22 PM   #3 (permalink)
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yep on been checking all the plugs it dont have transpoder key type either have now changed fornt loom of lights also that goes round and does the fuse box in engine bay and still no joy im stuck big time
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Old 25 Apr 2011, 06:37 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Re: turbo conversion and now no spark

cam and crack sensors faulty can cause this
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Old 25 Apr 2011, 09:04 PM   #5 (permalink)
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how can i check them any ideas
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Old 26 Apr 2011, 07:48 PM   #6 (permalink)
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thanks for allyour help but have worked it out it seems that they have some saftety device so if its low on oil it wont spark so you cant start engine and damage it as i topped it with oil and instantly started on flick of key
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Re: turbo conversion and now no spark

Glad you have got it sorted but Ive never heard of that before.
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Old 26 Apr 2011, 08:38 PM   #8 (permalink)
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Re: turbo conversion and now no spark

That's an interesting find.
Vtec hondas won't vtec unless oil pressure is right I wonder if it's the same idea
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That's an interesting find.
Vtec hondas won't vtec unless oil pressure is right I wonder if it's the same idea
Its not a standard feature, the yanks have posted a few threads on actually fitting something similar.
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