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You may have to disconnect some of the other connectors to get to C5. this is not a problem, as cycling the connectors is actually a good thing to do while you have it out. There have been many intermittent issues that have been corrected by this procedure.
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Leave the battery disconnected.
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Leave the battery disconnected.
okay the wire does not show ground now.
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That is bad news......unless moving the IPM moved the harness enough to remove a ground short.
Look along the harness and see if you can see where it might have rubbed through and shorted the Pink/Yel to ground.
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That is bad news......unless moving the IPM moved the harness enough to remove a ground short.
Look along the harness and see if you can see where it might have rubbed through and shorted the Pink/Yel to ground.
uh oh.. what does that mean?? The wire looks fine as far as i can see it under the hood.. and under the dash it looks good too.. :/
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Rats! Well, before I jump to conclusions, you'll have to reconnect C5 and run the ground test. I sure hope it shows open......IPM's are expensive.
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Rats! Well, before I jump to conclusions, you'll have to reconnect C5 and run the ground test. I sure hope it shows open......IPM's are expensive.
I reconnected it.. and it is showing open!!! thats good right??
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That's good!
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so what now.. should i put it all back together.. and see what happens?
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Still don't know what's wrong, but at least it didn't go huge expensive this early in the game.
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