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Author Topic: 1986 XE S12 - Project Serenity  (Read 74441 times)

Offline rednucleus

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Re: 1986 XE S12 - Project Serenity
« Reply #280 on: 10:18:06 AM / 19-Jul-19 »
Thoughts & prayers for you & your mom today

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Re: 1986 XE S12 - Project Serenity
« Reply #281 on: 06:56:27 PM / 19-Jul-19 »
I'm so sorry to hear about your mom. That's really a heavy loss for anyone - Be strong bro.


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Re: 1986 XE S12 - Project Serenity
« Reply #282 on: 11:34:26 AM / 02-Sep-19 »
As the temp's start to cool the tail lights vanished again so I need to figure out the wiring issue.
I am pretty sure the wiring issue is near or around the battery,

a possible bad connection.
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Re: 1986 XE S12 - Project Serenity
« Reply #283 on: 02:17:36 PM / 25-Sep-19 »
after countless of hours tracing.

I have found that this sensor is the issue.
 

This sensor is located behind the wheelwell in the trunk area passenger side. I just bypassed one wire and now I have lights when I hit the breaks. Bypassed until I can get a replacement sensor.
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Re: 1986 XE S12 - Project Serenity
« Reply #284 on: 05:56:14 PM / 25-Sep-19 »
That sensor is what causes the warning lamp on the dash to light up in case you have a burned out brake lamp.

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Re: 1986 XE S12 - Project Serenity
« Reply #285 on: 08:46:56 PM / 25-Sep-19 »
ohh, that light always lights up when I touch the brakes so makes sense.

Question is now, all the bulbs are new and is in working order, if that is what it does. I wonder if the sensor itself is completely fried in a way it's causing my issue.

I also need to referb / replace the headlight switch. 
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Re: 1986 XE S12 - Project Serenity
« Reply #286 on: 06:57:14 PM / 16-Nov-19 »
A mysterious issue has started to happen.

Fuel pressure atleast checks in just fine, I can hold the RPM down above 1500+ and rev it just fine just wont hold an idle.
I am suspecting a massive Vacuum leak somewhere but I am not seeing it.

Fuel Regulator shows normal so it's not bleeding fuel in and doesn't change the vacuum starting and dying.
MAF could be a suspect but unsure. This just started happenig thought it was the fuel pump at first but it wasn't as I swapped out fuel pumps and still no go.

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