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Old 03-14-2013, 10:05 PM   #11
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Does the cel come on with key on/ engine off?
Yes, it does. I connected my OBD2 adapter and checked for codes, pending codes and code history. Not a thing.

Another light is coming on that I don't recognize, but only when it's turning over. Sounds bad. Can't remember the colour. Looks something like this:

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Old 03-14-2013, 10:10 PM   #12
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it could be possible that you skipped timing....... an oscilloscope would help but they are pricey
I have access to an oscilloscope, but I don't know how to use it or what I'd be looking for.
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Old 03-14-2013, 10:16 PM   #13
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Also when it was running, was there a change in exhaust fumes?
No, not that I noticed. I occasionally ran behind the car while it was running grabbing something in the house while my girlfriend waited in the car. Nothing has changed that I noticed.
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Oh and while at the coolant, check the level.
Looks like normal coolant to me, green. I will give it a smell tomorrow. Level is fine, maybe a tad high.
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Another thing, with the plug out, stick something down the cyl GENTLY!!! and see what kind of residue you get on the end.
Some of that white corrosion residue was on the spark plugs but it may have gotten on there when I was putting them back in and was only present the first and second times I put them in. No residue on subsequent removals. I will check tomorrow. Cyl. 1 Looks cleaner than I would have expected. Cyl. 2, has a black textured residue on the piston head, I will investigate tomorrow, I've only done visual inspections.
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Old 03-14-2013, 10:17 PM   #14
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It's 11:30 PM here. I'm in Atlantic Canada, an hour ahead of US East Coast.
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White stuff on the oil cap usually means the oil is being aerated and you need a new PCV. Kind of minor but figured I would put in my 2 cents. Although it could also be related to possible headgasket. You can also get a block tester and that will sometimes help diagnose a headgasket. I know most parts stores have them, just make sure you get fluid if it doesn't come with it. They are like $25 at AutoZone, not sure what you have in Da Great White North though. IIRC block tester will check for exhaust gases in the coolant (there shouldn't be and if there are you are likely looking at a head gasket).

How does the exhaust smell? Does it have a sweet smell? If so you could be burning coolant which is usually a head gasket.
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Yes, it does. I connected my OBD2 adapter and checked for codes, pending codes and code history. Not a thing.

Another light is coming on that I don't recognize, but only when it's turning over. Sounds bad. Can't remember the colour. Looks something like this:

I've never seen that light, but the color of it obviously means something bad. When you take off the oil cap, use a flash light and look at the timing chain, does it look okay? Tight?


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I think that goes to the tranny

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If you remove the crank sensor and look at the part closest to the crank and see if it is worn off
The crank sensor has nothing to do with the cam sensor , you can unplug the cam sensor and the engine will run perfect

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Well, I got a compression tester today. Cylinder 1 and 2 are 178 and 170 PSI respectively. I hope I'm not going to need a valve cover gasket to get the valve cover off to get the hose and adapter out of the plug hole...the hose is spinning in the adapter connector.

I still think this is some sort of electrical issue since I'm not getting more than 1v going to the ign. coil/module that the ign. wires come off of going to the spark plugs. Should I be getting 12v from the ground (green w/blue) going to the black w/orange or black w/green wires going to the ign. coil/module?

I will try and get the hose out of the Cyl. 2 hole when it stops snowing.

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How does the exhaust smell? Does it have a sweet smell? If so you could be burning coolant which is usually a head gasket.
I can't smell it, it won't run.
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