Trouble starting Ford Zl 2 Problems - Ford Forums - Mustang Forum, Ford Trucks, Ford Focus and Ford Cars
Ford Forum Ford Forum

» Auto Insurance
» Featured Product
ยป Wheel & Tire Center

Go Back   Ford Forums - Mustang Forum, Ford Trucks, Ford Focus and Ford Cars > The Garage - Tech Forums > Interior | Electrical | ECU
Register Home Forum Active Topics Photo Gallery Auto Loans Garage Mark Forums Read Auto Escrow

FordForums.com is the premier Ford Forum on the internet. Registered Users do not see the above ads.
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 12-30-2005, 17:27   #1 (permalink)
Registered User
 
Join Date: Dec 2005
Posts: 6
Trouble starting Ford Zl 2 Problems

Hello everyone. I have put in a new engine for my brothers Ford Zl and connected everything up but when i connect the battery termials the starter motor starts turning the engine even though the ignition is off. The second problem is the lpg gas switch wiring I don't know what goes where because the original owner of the car has done some boggy work. Any help or diagrams for these two problems would be greatly appreciated. Thank You for your time.
Droz is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 01-01-2006, 03:44   #2 (permalink)
Registered User
 
Join Date: Jun 2002
Location: Melbourne's West
Age: 49
Posts: 407
Re: Trouble starting Ford Zl 2 Problems

Droz - sounds like a wiring problem. Disconnect the solenoid wire (the small one leading into the loom) starter should not turn when you connect it up. If it does then starter solenoid is jammed on and needs replecement. If starter does not turn with this wire removed, problem is in wiring. Check for 12V at wire, if this is always there you will have to trace it back. These cars sometimes had a modification using a relay to help hot starting. It is not a factory mod - so the location of the relay varies, but should be easily found by tracing the starter circuit wiring. Check that the relay is not jammed on or wired incorrectly.

Re the LPG, if you are not sure what you are doing, I HIGHLY recommend you get a qualified LPG fitter to check it out for safety's sake! There are many variations depending on the kit used so it is difficult to recommend a fix!
XWish Ute is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-02-2006, 15:19   #3 (permalink)
Registered User
 
Join Date: Dec 2005
Posts: 6
Re: Trouble starting Ford Zl 2 Problems

Thank You Very much XWish Ute. I will give the starter motor a go. As for the gas I have no manual and no idea so i'll probably take your advice and give it to an LPG professional. I think i might start the car on petrol instead.
Any thanks heaps for your help.
Droz is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

  Ford Forums - Mustang Forum, Ford Trucks, Ford Focus and Ford Cars > The Garage - Tech Forums > Interior | Electrical | ECU



Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On


Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.2

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 06:07.



Powered by vBulletin® Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0
Garage Plus vBulletin Plugins by Drive Thru Online, Inc.