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  1. N

    Loud backfire help

    If anyone has any ideas as to what the **** is going on with my car id really appreciate it. This cars just had problem after problem Ive got a vs ecotec manual ute, picked it up for $350 with no rego, clutch or fuel pressure. After i got it, i changed plugs, leads, injectors rail and regulator...
  2. sundaydriver

    Ignition problems

    OK - here's another curly one. No spark at plugs, so worked back to the coil. With the dizzly lead off and the ignition on (so still have the dizzly looped in with + and - contact leads) - there is no voltage on the contacts (just using a multi-meter) The workshop manuals tell me there is...
  3. 5

    Help! 5ltr vp misfiring

    Hey Guys I have a 92 5ltr vp and one day I was driving it pretty rough and than all of a sudden it started to backfire and pop as we drove it so when I start it up now it starts misfiring and it starts popping and banging checked leads and plugs they all spark, swapped injectors over and the...
  4. L

    vt 98 wont start need ideas

    Hey guys. got myself a sv6 done some work to it. second time i got this issue so far. car stalled and wont restart. im getting fuel into the system but the engine wont turn over. first time that it happened i was told to reset the ecu. worked the first time but now it wont work at all...
  5. S

    Problems with my VT! It's sending me INSANE!!!!

    so i bought a VT about 2weeks ago and it had a really bad miss, so i replaced the spark plugs and leads and it got alot better but when i try going around a corner or going around a round about and give it some gas, it shutters and sometimes dies then i let go of the throttle and it comes back...
  6. speed__demond

    help! i have spark and gas but no start.

    okay vr v6 it stoped working a few months back out of nowhere. I have another car so I left it but im trying to get rid of it now so gota fix it. it has spark and I replaced the coilpack anyway but didn't make a difference. I found a broken ground wire above the cas and fixed it but still...
  7. nalchlan

    dfi module playing up

    hey guys on Friday I must have gotten some water from QR in my dfi module, as my no. 2and 5 coil is not sparking, I have msd replacements so I checked with a stock coil, still no spark. can coils be interchanged I would like to check with a coil that I know is functioning. another question is...
  8. H

    VH blue 202 ignition problems

    Hi all, This is my first time posting here and I hope you can help. Id been at the shops yesterday, jumped back in the car started her up, took off 5 metres and it stalled. Now it is still not firing. I did a service last week and replaced the plugs, leads, coil, Cap and rotor. so none of...
  9. J

    VT 5.0 V8 won't start

    Hi all, I'm just about to start trying to fix this and would appreciate any advice. I've got a 5.0 V8 VT, it's been running rough at idle (misfire) for the last month or so and also felt sluggish up hills, it was fine at low revs if you put the foot down. The other things I've noticed...
  10. C

    Error Code 42, help me please...

    Got code 42 today. The thing that happens is whilst driving or just whenever the car is running, it randomly drops about 300-500revs and then recovers, like its about to stall but doesnt, the enigne light flashes for about half a second but then its gone again. I swapped the DFI module out with...
  11. VNCalais3800

    VN Calais 3.8 Backfiring After Coil Pack Changeover

    Hi all, Recently my VN Calais S1 has started to run like it was only firing on 3 or so cylinders (dont worry it has not left the shed). I replaced the coils with champion coils they cost me $58 each at repco. I also changed the spark plugs to the iridium/fusion ones cost me $140 at Supercheap...
  12. 5

    V8 statesman VR with error codes 41 & 42 how to fix ??

    My VR StatesMan 5.0 is not getting spark to plugs , the other night whilst driving I felt the engine murmur from weak spark , a few minutes later it stopped dead, and could not be started.:rip: Had to hire a car trailer , and after spending four hours rooting around with planks & bricks by...
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