North American Turbocoupe Organization



Problem Adjusting Timing Please Help
Ales Offline
Junior Member
#1
I have an 84 TC, the engine was turned off for about 5 years, now Im trying to make this engine works, when I disconect the SPOUT cable (Pin 36 verified), and set the timing to 12 degrees (in advance), then I shut of the engine and connect the SPOUT cable again, turn on the engine, and the timing stills at 12 degrees (in advance), isnt suposed to be in the range of 20`s or 30`s in advance ???, I think this is giving me some problems, is it a bad TFI ??? a bad Distributor ??? Please Help !!!
Reply

Walsted Offline
Posting Freak
#2
Run the codes, and let us know what comes up. I think the timing will stay in the SPOUT out range if there are computer problems, but I don't know what specific problems would cause that to happen. Is it possible that the connection is so dirty/oil-covered that a good connection isn't being made?

Hope this helps.

------------------
Mike Walsted - NATO member
1986 5-speed TurboCoupe and 1985 5-speed XR7
Mike Walsted - Sold my 1986 5-speed TurboCoupe
Reply

BJL Offline
Moderator
#3
The spout may be bad, rare , butit happens, the spout shoudl have adiode or resister in there, i forget which, but its no tjust ajumper wire type thing, there are many diuffernt spout conencters, mine says A-2 on it.

------------------
Brian J Larkin
1988 Turbo Coupe 5spd, dark blue , bought form junkyard with blown motor, dropped used motor in drove it for a year, repaint and body work by me.
over all invested $2500,
Brian J Larkin
88TC 328,000 miles
T3, FMIC ,3in stinger exhaust, PimpXS ECC,gillis,
255 walbro, afpr, 5spd swap,spec clutch, sn95 5 lug, Cobra 13in front brake. Vacuum assist brake conversion. 
89 Cougar XR7 3.8SC Auto
95 Ranger Splash 3.0 auto
Reply

Ales Offline
Junior Member
#4
It seems that I dont have any special spout conenctor, what can I do ???, can I buy this connector anywhere ???, does it have any OEM number ??? How can I order one ???

BTW Walsted I dont have a code scanner.

Thanks a lot for your help...
Reply

Walsted Offline
Posting Freak
#5
A code scanner (or the method outlined in the tech articles) is very helpful, and highly recommended. Troubleshooting is a lot easier with a code scanner, and one will pay for itself in no time, especially if you just bought the few parts in the tech articles section. An EEC-IV scanner only cost me about $30 or so from Pep Boys (I think; it's been awhile).

Good luck.

------------------
Mike Walsted - NATO member
1986 5-speed TurboCoupe and 1985 5-speed XR7
Mike Walsted - Sold my 1986 5-speed TurboCoupe
Reply





Users browsing this thread:
1 Guest(s)



Theme © iAndrew 2018 - Software MyBB