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Old 02-17-2008, 18:42   #1 (permalink)
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1992 SHO will not start...

Ok..here is what I know.
The other day..leaving work...started the car...and the idle started fluctuate and was a bit erratic...gave it some gas...it cleared up and I drove home fine... The next morning...the car would not start... cranked numerous times...no help ...then it started...the idle was erratic, backfired, sputtered..then quit.

I can hear the fuel pump run..check fuel pressue at the manifold.. seems fine. Pulled a couple of wires... there is spark..and it cranks fine... it is almost like the timing is way off...

Here are the code I got ..
126 - MAP Sensor
157- MAS voltage to low
211- PIP Failure
542- Fuel pump circuit open

I hope someone can help..by the way.. its got 200K+ miles and has been perfect up till know.

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Old 02-17-2008, 19:01   #2 (permalink)
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Re: 1992 SHO will not start...

Hi Hawker...check to see if your model has a crankshaft position sensor, if so ..take it out and have it tested at a AutoZone store.

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Old 02-17-2008, 19:10   #3 (permalink)
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Re: 1992 SHO will not start...

126, 157 may be a result of the 212. Loss of PIP means loss of spark and probably injector pulse. I will have to check the manual at work tomorrow to tell you more, not sure if the PIP is from the crank sensor or cam sensor.
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Old 02-18-2008, 08:41   #4 (permalink)
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Re: 1992 SHO will not start...

Thanks all.. I will hold off until tomorrow.
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Old 02-18-2008, 20:00   #5 (permalink)
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Re: 1992 SHO will not start...

My apologies, I was so buried in work today I didn't have a chance to get the info for you, I will do so tomorrow one way or another!
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Old 02-19-2008, 12:42   #6 (permalink)
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thanks Dennis.. I will wait.

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Old 02-19-2008, 12:52   #7 (permalink)
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Re: 1992 SHO will not start...

It's probably the crank sensor. If it is the original for sure. Part of the standard 60k service on the V6 SHO.

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Old 02-19-2008, 14:40   #8 (permalink)
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It's probably the crank sensor. If it is the original for sure. Part of the standard 60k service on the V6 SHO.

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I am also reasonable sure the crank sensor may be the problem, especially if there is a water pump leaking coolant onto the sensor. This sensor as I recall was the most common no start failure.

This is the first time in two days I have been able to check email, or do any research while at work. I like it tho, those lean paychecks were getting old!
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Old 02-20-2008, 15:05   #9 (permalink)
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I will pull the sensor tomorrow.. and have it checked. Will keep you informed.
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Old 02-22-2008, 09:49   #10 (permalink)
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Is there a way with a meter to check the sensor to see if it is ok instead of digging it out.

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