1991 Lexus LS 400 V8 Two Wheel Drive Automatic 272500 miles
Erratic stalling where depressing accelerator does nothing for 4-5 seconds followed by a surge for 1-2 seconds. Problem has been diagnosed as the reduction of voltage from 12 to 9 VC going to fuel pump when car is idling. Specifically, the compuer module that signals the resistor to reduce voltage to fuel pump when car is idling has been by-passed. This allows the fuel pump to always operate with 12 VDC. Does this represent any type of safety issue? I would like to keep this fix instead of replacing a $1000 computer module. Thanks for your help.
Saturday, June 14th, 2008 AT 9:02 PM