Do I have to reset the ECU when I set the timing

Tiny
FARLOUGH
  • 1991 TOYOTA CRESSIDA
  • 211,000 MILES

I set my timing and I did not set my ecu and my car is now acting up and can u let me know how to set my ecu?

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Wednesday, May 2nd, 2012 AT 1:36 AM

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Tiny
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There is no re seting for the ecu.

What issue do you have that you had to reset the timing?

Roy

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Wednesday, May 2nd, 2012 AT 1:38 AM
Tiny
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I accidently threw off the timing now im not getting any spark from my firing coil I took out the distributor to replace the ehaust manifold gasket

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Wednesday, May 2nd, 2012 AT 1:54 AM
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Even if it is in wrong, you should have spark.

Make sure your connections are good.

Check for voltage of 12 on the positive side of the coil. The negative side should pulse while the engine is cranking.

Roy

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Wednesday, May 2nd, 2012 AT 2:02 AM
Tiny
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If a battery is low will that stop you from getting spark?

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Wednesday, May 2nd, 2012 AT 2:29 AM
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Yes it will. The voltage has to be lower than 11.2 volts.

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Wednesday, May 2nd, 2012 AT 2:42 AM

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