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Forum: ES - 1st to 4th Gen (1990-2006) 09-23-15, 09:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,558
Posted By ES300NZ
yep, six injector drivers, I was wrong, .. oh...

yep, six injector drivers, I was wrong, .. oh well.


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Forum: ES - 1st to 4th Gen (1990-2006) 09-23-15, 06:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,558
Posted By ES300NZ
absolutely not. solve the problem, don't look for...

absolutely not. solve the problem, don't look for an easy way out, you're not that skilled. (sorry, but it's clear you arent)
Forum: ES - 1st to 4th Gen (1990-2006) 09-23-15, 06:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,558
Posted By ES300NZ
you would think so, but the next like down says ...

you would think so, but the next like down says " The fuel injection system has 3–groups injecting to
two cylinders each. "

so, that means the ecu has 3 injector drivers, which it uses to put...
Forum: ES - 1st to 4th Gen (1990-2006) 09-23-15, 02:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,558
Posted By ES300NZ
ECU's aren't that smart. even on brand new cars...

ECU's aren't that smart. even on brand new cars they are programmed to either fire all the injectors or not at all. I could list the conditions in which they won't fire any injectors but it's long...
Forum: ES - 1st to 4th Gen (1990-2006) 09-22-15, 05:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,558
Posted By ES300NZ
ahhh ... you've misunderstood the test. How...

ahhh ... you've misunderstood the test.

How To Test Fuel Injectors with a Noid Light TUTORIAL - YouTube
Forum: ES - 1st to 4th Gen (1990-2006) 09-22-15, 02:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,558
Posted By ES300NZ
the ecu doesn't send a ground 'signal' anywhere....

the ecu doesn't send a ground 'signal' anywhere. It switches a wire to ground.

could be alot of things. dude, .. how are you testing for this ? because I'm smelling inexperience.
Forum: ES - 1st to 4th Gen (1990-2006) 09-22-15, 02:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,558
Posted By ES300NZ
what on earth are you on about ? the...

what on earth are you on about ?

the injectors are given switched power from the main relay, they are earthed by the ecu as they need to be fired. Your question makes no sense.
Forum: ES - 1st to 4th Gen (1990-2006) 09-21-15, 04:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 938
Posted By ES300NZ
it could also be an accessory belt that's too...

it could also be an accessory belt that's too tight. say alternator, or AC.
Forum: ES - 1st to 4th Gen (1990-2006) 09-21-15, 03:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 597
Posted By ES300NZ
have you checked the trans fluid ?

have you checked the trans fluid ?
Forum: ES - 1st to 4th Gen (1990-2006) 09-21-15, 02:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 938
Posted By ES300NZ
it sounds like it's in the transmission to me,...

it sounds like it's in the transmission to me, more so as the sound changes alot when you move through the gears.

- I'd have that transmission flushed asap.
Forum: ES - 1st to 4th Gen (1990-2006) 09-19-15, 04:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 296
Posted By ES300NZ
I started working on brakes with someone looking...

I started working on brakes with someone looking over my shoulder, checking my work, making sure it was right and I wasn't making mistakes. (I did make some),

... is there someone that can do...
Forum: ES - 1st to 4th Gen (1990-2006) 09-18-15, 11:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 296
Posted By ES300NZ
it's really hard for us to tell you whether you...

it's really hard for us to tell you whether you can do that yourself, because we don't know what you are capable of. Only you know that. Either you know how to do the job, or you don't.

It's not...
Forum: ES - 1st to 4th Gen (1990-2006) 09-16-15, 03:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 544
Posted By ES300NZ
I'm very mechanically minded, and...

I'm very mechanically minded, and auto-electrically skilled.

I usually pay a mechanic to look over a car I'm buying mostly for a couple of reasons,
1. I'm not perfect, I can miss things, a...
Forum: ES - 1st to 4th Gen (1990-2006) 09-11-15, 05:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 890
Posted By ES300NZ
nailed it ... ...

nailed it ...


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Forum: ES - 1st to 4th Gen (1990-2006) 09-09-15, 02:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 439
Posted By ES300NZ
others will chip in shortly, but here are some...

others will chip in shortly, but here are some inital thoughts,

- could the knock sensor harness (common fault) or a failed sensor (also common fault with location of the acoustic sensors)
-...
Forum: ES - 1st to 4th Gen (1990-2006) 09-08-15, 10:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 439
Posted By ES300NZ
dont throw new parts at it. pull the error codes...

dont throw new parts at it. pull the error codes get it right first time.
Forum: ES - 1st to 4th Gen (1990-2006) 09-08-15, 08:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 439
Posted By ES300NZ
pull the error code(s) from the ecu, before you...

pull the error code(s) from the ecu, before you do anything else.

I'd bet it's an o2 sensor, or Air / fuel *(A/F) sensor. could be a bad maf.
Forum: ES - 1st to 4th Gen (1990-2006) 09-07-15, 11:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,266
Posted By ES300NZ
that's good news, and the price is in the right...

that's good news, and the price is in the right region (both of them).

The ES300 has an external transmission cooler which is in the radiator, most automatic cars do have them, they work...
Forum: ES - 1st to 4th Gen (1990-2006) 09-07-15, 02:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,266
Posted By ES300NZ
It's hard to say what the differences between the...

It's hard to say what the differences between the minor various is, in other words I don't know. But, at best it's mechanical improvements, at worse electrical changes which mean the plugs either...
Forum: ES - 1st to 4th Gen (1990-2006) 09-06-15, 03:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 418
Posted By ES300NZ
have you replaced the spark plugs ? and the leads...

have you replaced the spark plugs ? and the leads (if any).
Forum: ES - 1st to 4th Gen (1990-2006) 09-06-15, 03:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,266
Posted By ES300NZ
Toyotas Galore (north shore) 0800 480 095 ...

Toyotas Galore (north shore) 0800 480 095
Toyota Parts, T PARTS LTD - 44 Patiki Rd Avondale Auckland 0800 167 909
Japanese Spares 3 Gordon Rd, Otahuhu, Auckland 09-276 3388

I did ring a couple...
Forum: ES - 1st to 4th Gen (1990-2006) 09-04-15, 01:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,127
Posted By ES300NZ
it's AC, that's where my drops it.

it's AC, that's where my drops it.
Forum: ES - 1st to 4th Gen (1990-2006) 09-03-15, 04:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,266
Posted By ES300NZ
You didn't say where you are, but I found several...

You didn't say where you are, but I found several at reasonable prices just by making a couple of phone calls. They're not hard to find, I'm not sure why you're having difficulties.

They were all...
Forum: ES - 1st to 4th Gen (1990-2006) 09-02-15, 07:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,266
Posted By ES300NZ
hey dude, I'm from NZ. a remanufactured...

hey dude, I'm from NZ.

a remanufactured transmission is about $1600, yep people sell them.

which city are you in, because that really hinges which way you should go,

If you are outside of...
Forum: ES - 1st to 4th Gen (1990-2006) 09-02-15, 12:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 628
Posted By ES300NZ
is the starter dis-engaging ? sometimes they can...

is the starter dis-engaging ? sometimes they can run on, and stick in place. >- unlikely.

it could be stuck fuel injectors, it might be that they have glue like deposits in them, and need to be...
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