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Old 10-06-2010, 11:40   #1 (permalink)
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I have put in a different motor..Same motor that came out of the car... I had put a few replacement bolts on the Torq converter and it had messed up my CrankShaft Sensor... I fixed the bolts and put a new crankshaft sensor into the car. I still dont have spark... I have replaced the Camshaft and the Crankshaft sensor.. Im getting resistance of 0.5 - 1.0 Ohms on the coil pins B+ and pin1 for Coil1.. Im getting Pulse from the Crankshaft sensor and Camshaft sensor... Any ideas why I could not be getting spark? This has me bumfuzzled lol I cant think of anything else!!
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Re: 1999 Ford Contour No spark!

**whistles** heh
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Old 10-06-2010, 14:23   #4 (permalink)
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Re: 1999 Ford Contour No spark!

What engine is it? Is it getting the the hertz sigal at the PCM from the Crank and cam sensors? What readings are they?
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Re: 1999 Ford Contour No spark!

It is the 2.0L Vtec DOHC. I have no idea if its getting Hertz signal or not.. I have ordered a hand held OBD2 scanner yesterday.. Im not sure if that would tell me or not.. How would i test to see that.. I just put a plug in my Crankshaft sensor and put the OHM reader to them and its spiking atleast 12ohms i believe.
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Re: 1999 Ford Contour No spark!

The crankshaft and camshaft pick up signals are sent direct to the PCM which
decides the proper coil pack to fire.
You can figure at cranking what the hertz should be by what it is at these speeds.
Crankshaft Pick Up:
Pin #21, wire color is white-red.
Camshaft Pick Up:
Pin #85, wire color is white-violet.
Crankshaft Pick Up Signal
Frequency At Idle 470-530 Hz
Frequency At 55 MPH 1350-1460 Hz
Camshaft Pick Up Signal
Frequency At Idle 5-7 Hz
Frequency At 55 MPH 17-21 Hz

Here's the diagram for the system.
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ok let me try this and ill get back to you :D Thanks bro!!
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OK do i have to do this directly from where the big cord connects TO The computer? Or just unplug it and see if its sending TO the computer... How would i do that?
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Ok, Well i went out there and I guess the Meter i have dont do Hz. Is there a specific meter i have to get?
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There are meters that read hertz but I don't know which ones. Mine is for shop use that cost $350. You don't need one that exotic. Check with Radio Shack and see if they have one.
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