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Forum: Discovery I
03-08-2018, 02:19 PM
Replies: 4,257
Views: 781,547
Posted By micahb

Nashville! (and the water's still high a month...

Nashville! (and the water's still high a month later)
Forum: Discovery I
03-08-2018, 02:11 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 436
Posted By micahb

p1192 p1196

Any help appreciated--a search revealed scant info about this, and that which was there I didn't really understand.

I'm running with p1192 (Oxygen Sensor Heater Short Downstream) and p1196 (Oxygen...
Forum: Discovery I
03-05-2018, 02:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 639
Posted By micahb

quick update on an old post--the yellow power...

quick update on an old post--the yellow power wire runs through the main fuse box under the dash, but then is split with it's own fuse after the box--that fuse was blown in mine. Replaced that, and...
Forum: Discovery I
02-16-2018, 10:55 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,262
Posted By micahb

Ok--update, and perhaps (hopefully) closure. ...

Ok--update, and perhaps (hopefully) closure. Just put the airtex in, as well as a new filter. Disco started right up (no hard start, which had become the norm) and ran quite well. No stutter, no...
Forum: Discovery I
02-07-2018, 12:43 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,262
Posted By micahb

awesome--thanks, esp. for the tip on the airtex. ...

awesome--thanks, esp. for the tip on the airtex. will update when i can.
Forum: Discovery I
02-07-2018, 07:58 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,262
Posted By micahb

Ok, I'm back with an update and still a problem. ...

Ok, I'm back with an update and still a problem.

Replaced the purge valve and shored up the leaking spot in the charcoal canister. Cleared the codes, and they stayed off and I passed emissions...
Forum: Discovery I
01-27-2018, 08:26 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,262
Posted By micahb

thanks, WaltNYC--ordered it, and will update when...

thanks, WaltNYC--ordered it, and will update when I have it on.
Forum: Discovery I
01-26-2018, 12:11 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,262
Posted By micahb

Quick update--still haven't had a chance to check...

Quick update--still haven't had a chance to check the injectors, but replaced vacuum hoses and cleared the codes--stayed off for a day, then came back with P1177, P1448, and a cylinder 1 misfire.
...
Forum: Discovery I
01-22-2018, 08:53 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,262
Posted By micahb

Thanks, ihscouts--I'll give this a shake and see...

Thanks, ihscouts--I'll give this a shake and see what happens.

I did find that the vacuum hose that goes from driver side valve cover to the throttle body was basically made out of play dough. ...
Forum: Discovery I
01-21-2018, 01:07 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,262
Posted By micahb

Ok, back again. Last night the Disco died as I...

Ok, back again. Last night the Disco died as I pulled out of a parking lot. I killed the battery trying to get it started again, so had it towed home.

Started just fine this morning with a...
Forum: Discovery I
01-18-2018, 02:35 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,262
Posted By micahb

Ok, Haven't had a chance to clean the MAF or...

Ok,

Haven't had a chance to clean the MAF or change the fuel filter yet, but trying to learn how to use this diagnostic tool. What I've learned is that my LTFT for both banks is 24.22, which, if...
Forum: Discovery I
01-17-2018, 01:10 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,262
Posted By micahb

Ok, I'm back. The engine starts and idles...

Ok,

I'm back. The engine starts and idles as well as it ever has--it used to start rather hard, but now it fires right up. However, at any RPM level past 2500 +/-, the engine begins to stutter...
Forum: Discovery I
01-16-2018, 12:35 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,262
Posted By micahb

Ok, guys, I'm an idiot. I had the 6 and 8 wires...

Ok, guys, I'm an idiot. I had the 6 and 8 wires mixed up on the coils. switched them, and it fired right up. ADHD--what can I say.

I did notice that it still missed a little under acceleration...
Forum: Discovery I
01-16-2018, 10:56 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,262
Posted By micahb

Thanks for all of this help. I fired it up this...

Thanks for all of this help. I fired it up this morning just for fun, and pulled a random misfire and misfire in 1, 5, and 6, which I think are all right next to each other on the coil pack. But,...
Forum: Discovery I
01-15-2018, 10:13 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,262
Posted By micahb

Ok--thanks for all of this help. I swapped the...

Ok--thanks for all of this help. I swapped the NKG plats for the NGK 7131 coppers--maybe a 15-20 % increase in performance, but still not what it was before changing anything.

Tomorrow I'll...
Forum: Discovery I
01-15-2018, 06:49 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,262
Posted By micahb

Ok--thanks. I didn't check the gaps--I (naively,...

Ok--thanks. I didn't check the gaps--I (naively, perhaps) figured they were pre-gapped. I'll probably start with replacing the plugs and see what happens there. You might be right about the KB...
Forum: Discovery I
01-15-2018, 06:04 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,262
Posted By micahb

oops--sorry. 1999 with a GEMS.

oops--sorry. 1999 with a GEMS.
Forum: Discovery I
01-15-2018, 05:38 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,262
Posted By micahb

Disco 1 runs worse after plug/wire replacement

Hi all,

I just replaced my plugs and wires--Kingsborne 8mm wires, and NGK BPR6EGP 7084 plugs--and the engine is running worse than it was before I did that. I have no idea what to think.

Then...
Forum: Discovery I
06-29-2017, 02:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 639
Posted By micahb

Thanks, WaltNYC--I had seen that pinout before,...

Thanks, WaltNYC--I had seen that pinout before, but wiring diagrams look like a foreign language to me. But it should have been obvious to check the yellow wire for power, so I'll start there and...
Forum: Discovery I
06-28-2017, 01:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 639
Posted By micahb

Original Radio Re-Wiring Question

All,

Bought my 99 Disco 1 in January, and have learned a remarkable amount reading through these forums--easily the best forums I've encountered for any car I've owned (well, Acura Vigor owners...
Forum: Discovery I
03-07-2017, 10:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,045
Posted By micahb

Ah! This is so helpful--thanks. I of course...

Ah! This is so helpful--thanks. I of course thought of getting under there and drilling them out earlier today--glad to see that's a fairly approachable possibility, though I'll have to borrow some...
Forum: Discovery I
03-06-2017, 06:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,045
Posted By micahb

Ok--final update. Got the bolts replaced at a...

Ok--final update. Got the bolts replaced at a local bolt shop (with some heavy-duty allen heads instead of torx), got everything back together, filled it with about 6 quarts, and it reads pretty...
Forum: Discovery I
03-06-2017, 01:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,045
Posted By micahb

Awesome--thanks for following up. I found the...

Awesome--thanks for following up. I found the old o ring on the old filter--I'm on a roll here. I bought the filter from (cough) autozone (cough), so no surprise that it was missing something, but...
Forum: Discovery I
03-06-2017, 12:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,045
Posted By micahb

also, final thought: neither the old filter nor...

also, final thought: neither the old filter nor the new one included an o ring for the pickup tube. Is that ok? (and it's plastic--no sleeve).
Forum: Discovery I
03-06-2017, 12:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,045
Posted By micahb

And now for the embarrassing update: One of my...

And now for the embarrassing update: One of my screws was, in fact, longer than the others, and I just simply missed it and installed it. Then, when I kept checking, I rather stupidly just kept...
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