Re: [DML] Disabling Lambda
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Re: [DML] Disabling Lambda

Hello Rich,

you're the first one I ever hear of who has a failed Lambda ECU.
And then you have a second one that fails on your car ?

Very unlikely.

This thing is so far away from a computer as the automatic 
governor is. Most of it is good old analogue electronics
and if it is really dead, it shouldn't be hard to repair it.
(Dave ? Bitsyncmaster ? )

And if you know somebody who owns a CO-tester ( no, not 
the $50 stuff) you can set it pretty good now to run
better or more fuel efficient.

Elvis & 6548

-------- Original-Nachricht --------
> Datum: Tue, 08 Jun 2010 02:12:59 -0000
> Von: "Richard" <racuti1@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
> An: dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Betreff: [DML] Disabling Lambda

> Although I'm a fan of keeping things near-stock, my frequency valve has
> stopped functioning for the second time during my ownership.
> The first time, the ECU was at fault, and a fellow owner donated his to me
> because he'd converted from fuel injection to carburation and his car no
> longer required the ECU.
> I haven't completed my fault isolation yet for today's failure, but if it
> is the ECU, I'm wondering how to best set the fuel mixture for general fuel
> economy and performance. I'm really trying to understand why I should buy
> a 30 year old, decaying computer module that is probably just going to fail
> soon after purchase.
> In it's current condition, the frequency valve is shut, as if it didn't
> exist, and as if the car didn't have an emission control system. There has to
> be a way to tune this thing.
> In the meantime, I'll run the tests I ran last time to see if it really is
> the ECU. I look forward to your responses.
> Rich A.
> #5335

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