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Date:         Sat, 15 Dec 2012 11:53:18 -0800
Reply-To:     neil n <musomuso@GMAIL.COM>
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From:         neil n <musomuso@GMAIL.COM>
Subject:      Re: WAS: Starter Motor... Failure: NOW: 50 Circuit Weirdness. ECU
Comments: To: Scott Daniel - Turbovans <>
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Thanks for clarification of what the #1 wire to ECU does. Thinking now, I see what you mean. Like I was able to bump start the van w/o energizing that wire......

Ya I doubt it's the ECU. Bought it from Ben ( He wouldn't send a faulty part. And as you suggest, very unlikely the ECU is shorting things out. I pulled T2m as per Marks suggestion. Starter still won't turn but the ! light still comes on (brake off)

I replied to Marks post.


On Sat, Dec 15, 2012 at 11:48 AM, Scott Daniel - Turbovans <> wrote:

> yeah, see Mark's post - > and > > For sure, try your other ecu back in. > And ....that 'start signal' to the ECU does not 'energize the ecu' .. > it's a signal to let the ecu know we're in starting mode - so the ecu will > hold the injectors open longer sorta thing. > > it can start without that signal, just with more difficulty. > As for the ecu sucking away power from that circuit ..I suppose that's > possible but I sure have never heard of anything like that. > > scott > > > On 12/14/2012 11:33 PM, neil n wrote:

> > "Could there be a short in the ECU or elsewhere in the 50 circuit that > is causing the 50 circuit to short thus causing the starter not to > engage or turn?" > > Thanks > > Neil.

-- Neil n

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