Sunday, December 13, 2009 - 10:13 pm, by: James Buchan(Jrbuch)
Hey fellas I'm having troubles with my car at the moment and I believe the culprit lies with the fuel pump ecu. It's intermittently faulty, i.e sometimes it'll work perfectly for say a week, and then the next thing you know, it takes 10 turns of the key to get it going, & no amount of revs you give it work, it just stalls. Given what I've read, I'm inclined to think it's the fuel pump ecu. I have read that you can try Bridging FP and B+ in the diagnostics port using a paper clip.
I have this same problem , but generally mine only does it when my car has been running just before and is still walm , when my turbos worked fine , it didn't do it , but I think I blew a valve seal and she blew smoke , that's wen it starting doing it , I am sure it can't be related but can't be sure
Have you found the problem and/or fix as I still have this problem ??
Monday, December 14, 2009 - 10:52 pm, by: James Buchan(Jrbuch)
To update, it started stalling pretty bad this evening when I wanted to go to the shops. Bridged FB & B with a paper clip & this stopped it. Whether or not it would have worked the next time I turned the key who knows. Hope new fuel pump ecu solves the problem
Tuesday, December 22, 2009 - 10:08 pm, by: James Buchan(Jrbuch)
Thanks David. The unlock issue sounds annoying - what needs to be replaced. Exhaust setup is good fun, I like the fact that when i'm cruising there's no drone then when you give it some, you can hear it!
Wednesday, December 23, 2009 - 07:49 am, by: David Boyle(Amokzar)
well i had it booked in at a auto electrician, took him all of about 10 minutes to find that my passenger door handle has something in it broken (i cant remember exactly what it was lol) $200 to fix that... not sure if it will totally clear up the random unlocking problem as it will unlock at completely random times, some times i can go 3 days without it unlocking itself some times it attempts to unlock itself 10 times in 5 minutes (even when it already is unlocked) we shall see. Anyways, yeh you have me excited to get this exhaust system (Neil if your reading this have a pair waiting haha)
Thursday, December 24, 2009 - 01:28 pm, by: Mark Donovan(Mark_donovan)
Thanks, Gary, I've started making enquiries online here in NZ.
FWIW, a top guy I know at Toyota says RRP is $800 which I'm sure even they would concede is mental. I've accepted that is the way of things for brand new parts, and only rarely do we get a chance to get a truly good deal on new parts, like I did for my Supra brake upgrade.
Tuesday, December 29, 2009 - 07:25 am, by: Evan Kaio(Knave)
Mark , it seems to me that the guys at Toyota NZ aren't giving the discounts like they used to. 2 years ago a fuel pump Ecu was $650 + GST, I bought it on my account for $250 + GST. I'm sure Neil has them or check out Castlehill. You could also try peterkittletoyota.com.au. Yep Mr T is tightening his purse strings.
Tuesday, December 29, 2009 - 06:18 pm, by: Mark Donovan(Mark_donovan)
thanks, Evan. I have sourced one from some guys in Christchurch, via Trademe, only just today. Should have it by next week.
Certainly I have had the same impression as you - RnB Toyota for example have been busy selling brand hew high value parts on Trademe for a good 18 months now. Good for them, it gets some new parts back into circulation, and off the warehouse shelves.