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EST Light...!

SiLeNt-SoN

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Hey

im hoping this is no major problem.....

when im driving around late at night lol my EST light comes on, and then when i turn the car off it wont start for 5 minutes....? any ideas why this is??

during the day it is fine..... runs perfect, only in the night this will happen....

thanks:thumbsup:
 

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Pardon my ignorance but what does EST stand for... ?
 

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Electronic Spark Timing. The best thing to do is replace the dizzy with a VH Elec one and piss off the EST.
 

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ok, so what does the EST do...?

and how much would it cost to replace or even get the vh thing like you said??

also would it get worse..?

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I had the same problem a few months back.
The EST is a basic computer which talks with the dizzy to time your spark plugs. The light, I have been told, is telling u that the dizzy is playing up. This also puts the car into limp home mode, which menas u should notice the car has limited power, runs like crap etc.
As said b4, get an electronic dizzy from a blue motor, like from a VH. I got one from the wreckers for pretty cheap. I think it was under $60.

Its an easy job to do. just make sure u set up the dizzy in the positions corresponding to the piston positions. There is a thread in this section all about how to do the job.
 

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ok thanks ppl,

my uncle owns a wreckers, will go and ask hi tomory and let ya know how it goes...

but as for the installing of the est i will need some help......

thanks peoples.....
 

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bin the whole EST system and replace with a VH dizzy as mentioned before

problem solved

its caused by a EST sensor being dead, it is crap anyway so who cares
 

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what does Dizzy stand for?

going to ask local wreckers this week....!
 

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Distributor. It's the thing on the right hand side of the motor with a cap on it. Has a bunch of leads coming off the top. Don't fiddle unless you know what you are doing. :/
 
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