WHAT ELSE CAN I CHECK TO GET THIS CAR RUNNING AGAIN

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I WAS AFRAID U WERE GOING TO SAY THAT! THANK YOU FOR ALL OF YOUR HELP. IT IS NICE TO FINALLY FIND A WEB SITE THAT WORKS FOR ME! SINGLE MOM, NEED ALL THE HELP I CAN GET. WHAT DO U THINK ABOUT GETTING EITHER A ECM OR ICM FROM ANOTHER EXPO AT A JUNK YARD TO KEEP MY COSTS DOWN?

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Thursday, September 8th, 2011 AT 3:10 PM
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SO IS IT AS EASY TO BUY A NEW ONE AND INSTALL AND EVERYTHING IS OK? WHAT IF THE TIMING BELT IS OFF, HOW DO U ADJUST THAT?

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Thursday, September 8th, 2011 AT 4:17 PM
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Remove the ECU and open the covers to check for signs of corrosion, leaking capacitors etc. If the ECM is the component is at fault, replacing it should solve the problem. Yes, a junk yard component should be good enough as it does not matter if the component is new or used as such components are rather reliable.

If the timingbelt is off, you would need to turn the crank to TDC on compression stroke for cylinder #1 and release the tension of the tensioner with the aid of a long bolt to push and hold the bracket. The tensioner pin should be held in position with a pin and then the tensioner bearing is released.

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Thursday, September 8th, 2011 AT 6:23 PM
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UPDATE: Tried to hook up monitor that reads the computer and it would not read ANYTHING! Does that mean it is the ECM since no readings? I need to get this car running again. HELP!

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Wednesday, September 14th, 2011 AT 10:33 PM
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You might have a blown fuse somewhere.

Ensure terminal # 16 of the DLC has battery voltage.

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Thursday, September 15th, 2011 AT 1:21 PM

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