Originally Posted by Frango100
What do you mean with " its definitely better but it still doing the same thing"? Does it run now?
Regarding the flywheel, on the 5-45RFE i can remove a cover on the lower side bell housing and see the flywheel, donīt know how this is on the 42RE.
Also it is firing, but does it fire at the right time? Did you check the oil pump drive shaft assembly, where the cam sensor sits on top? Already heard about wear on there, causing the ignition timing to be (too)far of and causing backfire.
with respect to doing the same thing, its definitely not stopping forward motion of the starter motor as much but still igniting fumes in the intake manifold and sometimes it sounds like its gonna start but wont. I have had the cam timing out and the gear is in very good condition. I paid the mechanic to set the cam timing again.
Here is an interesting find:
I went back to look at the film i took of the coil pack with plugs installed and grounded during cranking. I found instances where 4 plugs were firing at once. I need to wait till I get home to really watch this in slow motion but I was able to stop the film several times were 652&1 plugs were all firing at one time. Also on another occasion 543&2 were firing at the same time. Now I know the coil pack works in pairs but quads is a different animal here. This is a very plausible cause of my symptoms but now I have to figure out why it's happening. I plan to go back and look to see if they are triggering at the same time or if one of them is random and the other is correctly following the firing order.