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Old 11-06-2008, 03:43 PM   #1
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hey guys i had a code 9 the other day CYP sensor (cyl 1 sensor), so i bought and installed a new dizzy from AZ and i was driving home and my car just shut off and a code 15 popped up. I think there may be a wiring problem near my ecu, so i checked those wires out and fixed a couple.

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car wont start (but will everyonce in a while when i tinker with the wires but shuts off
CEL #15 ignition output signal

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Old 11-07-2008, 01:31 PM   #3
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Here's where to concentrate:

1) The igniter may be bad.

2) The Yel/Grn wire between the igniter and ECU may be bad (open or short).

3) The Blk/Yel wire between distributor 2P connector and ignition switch may be bad. There should be battery voltage with the key turned to ON(II).
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yeah all of my wires are hacked to bits around that area by my ECU. I tried using a different ECU as well...

sounds like im going to need a mutimeter, i checked for power at the yellow/green wire using a lightbulb and ground and it looks like theres power there (maybe insufficient though???), i literally had just replaced the dizzy when this **** happened and i was driving away from autozone, so im not thinkin its the dizzy too much since its new...
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Old 11-09-2008, 07:45 AM   #6
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Old 11-09-2008, 04:54 PM   #7
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hey did you ever figure this out? my buddy has the same problem but he has no spark, and throwing code 15.
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Old 11-09-2008, 11:46 PM   #8
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not yet, could use some help though...
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I am having this problem now with my civic. Necro but answers will be great!
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i have the same problem....ive changed the dizzy and ecu and still...im getting no spark...
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Old 07-30-2009, 09:35 PM   #11
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i have the same problem....ive changed the dizzy and ecu and still...im getting no spark...
Is the CEL on?

Does the Blk/Yel wire in the distributor have battery voltage with the key in ON(II)?

Does the Yel/Grn wire running between the igniter unit and ECU have continuity? What voltage does this wire have at the igniter unit with the key in ON(II)?
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Is the CEL on?

Does the Blk/Yel wire in the distributor have battery voltage with the key in ON(II)?

Does the Yel/Grn wire running between the igniter unit and ECU have continuity? What voltage does this wire have at the igniter unit with the key in ON(II)?
the cars at a friends house and hes working on it but he hasnt been about to figure anything out...ima text him what u wrote...what if the blk/yel wire in the dizzy has voltage?
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ok he said it does not have power...
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ok he said it does not have power...
No power with the key in ON(II), right?

If so, the Blk/Yel wire is broken somewhere between the distributor connector and the ignition switch OR the ignition switch is bad. Have him check those two possibilities.
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AwEsome... I'll have him look at it.. Anything else it could be?
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Anything else it could be?
What year? Did he already inspect the Blk/Yel wire pins in the distributor connectors for damage? Does the windshield washer motor work?

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It's a 95 rhd sir eg6
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It's a 95 rhd sir eg6
Okay. Any answers for the other two questions?
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He's gonna get home like 3 hours... I texted him wat u wrote...
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Can u pm me ur number so we can call u?
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Thanks!!! it fixed my problem!!!
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Great. What was the solution?
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Old 08-03-2009, 06:49 AM   #23
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bly/ylw was ripped somewhere between the ecu plugs...
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bly/ylw was ripped somewhere between the ecu plugs...
good stuff, im having the same issue here, hopefully i can see about just replacing the black/yellow wire all the way through. any advise going into it?
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Old 06-30-2010, 10:12 AM   #25
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hey i have the same problem...ive checked the blk/ylw wire and it has a current but am not sure how to test the igniter
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