Up at daylight this morning. First I replaced that TPS unit. Then I pulled the codes KOEO (key on engine off) They were 11, 14, 54, 53, 63, 14. One code verifies the faulty TPS doesn't it? I then tried to crank the engine and IT CRANKED FIRST TURN OF THE KEY. I couldn't believe it. I connected up all my intake filter etc. And it was running a little rough, so I pulled out my timing light (hadn't used it since 1974) and the timing was off. I wasn't real sure about the timing so I set it at 10 degrees before top dead center (my code book mentioned this) The engine smoothed out at idle. I switched off the engine and pulled the codes again after warm up. They were: 11, 14 54, 53, 63, 14. I next cleared the codes. After a test drive I pulled the codes KOEO again and got 11, 11, 11, 11. Next I pulled the codes engine running and got: 67, 25, 41, 77, 25. When test driving, when the rpms get high (I don't have a tach, but I would guess about 3500 or so) the engine begins to skip pretty bad. As long as I stay under that point, it's ok. Kinda like the old vacuum advance problem on the old cars.
You just don't know how good I feel at this point. I really do appreciate your help on this. I was reading the code book and I beleive that 25 refers to the knock sensor. That was going to be my next purchase anyway if it didn't crank. Doesn't it figure that the two most expensive sensors are the ones that show bad?
I'll wait to hear back from you on the codes.
Friday, October 10th, 2008 AT 11:19 AM