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by jdjinkins
Sun Feb 21, 2010 5:38 pm
Forum: XR4Ti
Topic: DOA XR
Replies: 7
Views: 2341

Ok. I went out pulled the fuse apart. Put back together, and started the car! with white smoke coming out the exhaust. Drove about 5 miles. Parked. An hour later tried to start it. Motor turned over engine caught coughed sputtered and died. Couldn't get it to run. But it is cranking over.
by jdjinkins
Sun Feb 21, 2010 3:05 pm
Forum: XR4Ti
Topic: DOA XR
Replies: 7
Views: 2341

XR DOA making matters worse

Ready to go do my troubleshooting I hooked up the battery that I had had charged back up a couple of weeks ago, but hooked the battery cables up backwards (I was putting them on correctly when my father told me I had them going on backwards). With no power and not yet realizing that I had put the ca...
by jdjinkins
Sat Feb 20, 2010 1:16 pm
Forum: XR4Ti
Topic: DOA XR
Replies: 7
Views: 2341

DOA XR

Bought an XR4Ti on ebay. Arrived on the back of semi trailer covered in road grime, it had been loaded right behind the rear wheels of the truck. Semi driver said that it had cranked and been driven on to the trailer, but it wouldn't crank on arrival. Battery turned the motor, and with a squirt of s...
by jdjinkins
Sun Jan 31, 2010 2:01 pm
Forum: XR4Ti
Topic: shock tower rattle
Replies: 5
Views: 1074

shock tower rattle

I've got a rattle coming from the right rear shock tower. Not heard on smooth roadways. Car seems to be all original. The bolt and nut on the top of the tower inside the car are tight, and I can't move the shock with my hand underneath.