[MR2] 88sc No Start - Code 12 - WTB: 4agze igniter
tvolkman at gmail.com
Mon Apr 12 14:15:54 EDT 2010
Cap, rotor and wires are all pretty fresh (~5k miles). I pulled the
primary coil wire and both ends were clean and dry. I tested the
output of the coil by hooking my timing light (inductive) to it.
On Mon, Apr 12, 2010 at 1:16 PM, Ray Benoit <spyderay at gmail.com> wrote:
> If you can beg, borrow, or steal an oscilloscope, tracing the ignition
> pulses from the ecu to the coil primary should show you exactly where the
> problem is.
> Also, you didn't mention how you tested the coil output. Replacing the coil
> wire to the distributor and taking care that both terminals are clean and
> dry (as well as the distributor cap and internals) might be worth trying.
> The high voltage could be leaking to ground anywhere along this path and
> make it appear that the coil is not putting out.
> Good luck.
> On Sun, Apr 11, 2010 at 4:33 PM, Ted Volkman <tvolkman at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I replaced the radiator on my 88sc and now I think I need an igniter.
>> Car was running just fine. I replaced the radiator, then filled the
>> cooling system at the water neck in the engine bay. I was a bit
>> careless filling the water neck and doused the igniter. Now the car
>> will not not start. I have fuel, but no spark, and a code 12. Code
>> 12 is either the distributor, igniter, or ecu. The car cranks just
>> fine, but there is no spark coming from the coil. I opened the
>> igniter. It was slightly damp, but definitely not flooded. I cleaned
>> the solder joints with electronic contact cleaner and the contacts on
>> the connector then allowed it to dry, but still no luck.
>> I guess my ecu could have coincidentally died while I was changing the
>> radiator, but I highly doubt it. The fact that there is no spark
>> coming from the coil means the problem is before the distributor,
>> which leaves the igniter.
>> So, does anyone have an igniter they would be willing to part with?
>> Part # on the igniter is 89620-12270. Part # on the igniter and coil
>> assembly is 19070-15120. FYI, this igniter and coil were also used on
>> 88-89 V6 4runners.
>> Or if anyone has any other ideas/ suggestions, I'd love to hear them,
>> but I'm pretty sure it is the igniter.
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