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Old 01-14-2009, 05:56 PM   #1
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94 SSEi ... thinking i have grounding/contact issues... trying to get rid of the darned P0131 & P0171 codes... since its low voltage in the code, I wanna check the grounds...

helpful suggestions of where to specifically check (other than the battery, duh ) would be most appreciated... i wanna narrow out all points of cheapness before replacing expensive parts for no reason

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Did you check the other end of the cable? Where it connects to the block and starter.
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also check all the grounds that are located in both front fenders. (1) behind battery (2) behind washer fluid tank
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lol gonna be under her today... following Danthurs thought on loosing the ac compressor... as mine has a broken clutch and the connector was ruined with the last compressor... got basically melted to the compressor when it broke...
so while im under her ill look at the grounds... where on the motor is it tho? i kno the starter but where on the motor should i look?
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Yep!, an air conditioner compressor frying can cause all kinds of F'ed up electrical problems. I'm still figuring out everything that bucked when it happened on my Ram 3500 this past summer.

Dam that sig pic looks familiar. Did you use to be here under a different name?
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lol no... got my first ssei a year ago and just got to fixin her up a couple months ago...

had a 01 miata before and was part of dfwmiata.com/net whichever lol dont remember :P
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