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Old 09-23-2004, 03:38   #1 (permalink)
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I just did the CFI to MPI conversion and have a slight problem. When the car is cold and I drive off, the power comes on, then stops, then comes on again. It hesitates like this until it warms up and then all is OK. If I start the car once warmed up, the first run through the gears has a less severe hesitation and then it settles down again.
My car is a 3.9L EBII with a 4 speed auto. I installed the full loom,sensors,dizzy,ECU, fuel pump etc from a EB 3.9 MPI 4 speed auto car.
Apart from the hesistation at start up, the car runs pretty good and has more mid to top end power.However,it does hunt a little at idle(in park).
Any ideas on what to look out for? Any advice will be appreciated.

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Old 09-23-2004, 06:08   #2 (permalink)
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Did you use the MPEFI inlet manifold gasket; the thick one with cutouts for the injectors?
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Old 09-23-2004, 22:08   #3 (permalink)
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Hi Blue,

Yeah I did use the correct gasket. Any other ideas? Anyone?? Please???
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Check coolant temp sensor.This sensor changes injection time depending on engine temp.When the car is cold it should tell the ecu to richen the fuel untill the engine reaches a specific temperature.Maybe your not getting enough fuel when its cold.
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Now we are talking. Sounds like a good place to start, thanks clevoxt.I'll check it out.
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Old 09-27-2004, 04:14   #6 (permalink)
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Bugger, I installed a new coolant temp sensor but it made no difference. Any other ideas??
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