Welcome to Ultimate Subaru Message Board, my lurker friend!
|Welcome to Ultimate Subaru Message Board, an unparalleled Subaru community full of the greatest Subaru gurus and modders on the planet! We offer technical information and discussion about all things Subaru, the best and most popular all wheel drive vehicles ever created.
We offer all this information for free to everyone, even lurkers like you! All we ask in return is that you sign up and give back some of what you get out - without our awesome registered users none of this would be possible! Plus, you get way more great stuff as a member! Lurk to lose, participate to WIN*!
* The joy of participation and being generally awesome constitutes winning
** Not an actual guarantee, but seriously, you probably won't regret it!
Serving the Subaru Community since May 18th, 1998!
Trouble code 12: 87 XT
Posted 03 November 2009 - 12:42 AM
Posted 03 November 2009 - 12:46 AM
the engine is turning over but not starting?
is the starter engaging?
is your check engine light currently on?
black connector is in the trunk under the rear cargo lid, just under/around the passengers side rear speaker. it's adjacent to the green connector in the trunk close to the ECU if that's what you have found. might be tucked up or taped up under there.
Posted 03 November 2009 - 07:20 AM
Posted 03 November 2009 - 09:45 PM
I have new timing belts and they are installed correctly. (The three hash marks etc...)
No warning lights are on. Just the code is flashing on the ECU.
I'm assuming the starter is engaging because the engine cranks just no ignition.
I have spark and air (I'm not sure if i have fuel to the cylinders) I have fuel pressure to all injectors I just don't know if they're firing and I don't know how to check if they are.
I was wondering if the starter had anything else to do with the ignition process other than cranking the engine.
Posted 03 November 2009 - 10:30 PM
Timing belts installed correctly and you have spark so that eliminates a lot of potentials.
Spray some starting fluid into the throttle body. If everything you stated is correct, the engine will fire. If the engine does fire, then problem just about has to be the injectors are not firing.
Posted 04 November 2009 - 12:44 AM
that car had a fuse box corrosion issue and we had the igniton coil jumpered to the battery and the starter was engaged from the engine bay.
it was a basket case but the computer worked in my other car.
Posted 04 November 2009 - 03:55 PM
Posted 04 November 2009 - 11:32 PM
I couldn't tell with that car if the dash light should have been coming on or not
and it did come on in the 86 DL cause well it wasn't a turbo car.
you checked for spark
you checked the timing
so all that's really left is fuel... and that's easy to check just like was said above.
0 user(s) are reading this topic
0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users