ignition

  1. Rdeschain

    Key weirdness

    Forgive me if this sort of thing has been discussed before. I did a search and found nothing, but I'm admittedly new to searching this forum, so definitely could have missed something. '94 FZJ80 GXL, Aussie RHD import. I've had it for about 5 weeks. Came with two keys. One of those keys...
  2. Matmac22

    ‘98 LX Ignition Lock Cylinder Barrel Rod

    Hey guys, I know there are plenty of threads about this issue, but I am really just trying to source the right part. I have a 1998 LX470. Ebay sells a ton of them but they all seem to be stamped “7853B.” My understanding is that this part will not work and that it is for the LC with the manual...
  3. M

    Hello and Question about my 2008 FJC

    Hi All, My driveway was recently graced by a 2008 AT 4WD FJ Cruiser with over 230k on the odometer. While diagnosing a catalytic converter malfunction, I noticed that the driver's side bank had NGK plugs installed, but the passenger side bank was equipped with Denso plugs. My understanding is...
  4. D

    1984 Fj60 ELECTRICAL HELP

    Alright. So as things have been getting hotter Ive been running into some starting issues. Trying to fix this I bought a new battery. Replaced the alternator. Thinking the battery wasnt charged up enough to get a proper start. Following these fixes though it seems like it has more difficulty...
  5. GPainn

    GM  Starter sparked and melted battery cables

    I installed a new starter and connected it according to the online reference that I found, CENTER TO POWER and S SIDE (the little bolt on the right hand side) TO THE SMALL WIRE, LEAVING THE OTHER CONNECTOR EMPTY (the little bolt on the left hand side) *see picture. I started the truck (1993...
  6. M

    LC Series 100 ignition mystery challenge...

    My beloved 2001 LC has a gremlin. She has 190k miles and still runs and rides like new. But, three long dealership visits and $$$$ later, the gremlin still remains. No one seems to be able to figure out this one. I'm hoping someone here has experienced a similar issue.... 1) First issue; Car...
  7. K

    Ignition Rod replacement?

    After reading a horror story, I am thinking about replacing my Ignition Rod before it breaks. I am not currently having any problems but, my 2001 LX has 122,000 miles. Do you all think that is a good idea? If so, what is the best rod that I can buy?
  8. SerbCruiser

    93 FZJ80 Intermittent Engine Start.. Video Attached

    Hi forum.. as the title states.. I have a strange issue when it comes to starting the truck. As you can see in the video.. I turn the key and nothing happens. No sounds at all. On the 4th try, it starts up just fine. This has been happening for the last 2 months approx.. Last week I...
  9. texfredbastiat

    97 fzj80 -no start after body lift removal- tried usual solutions

    need suggestions/help please! I've read several dozen threads and tried lots of things - hopefully the solution is something easy background: 97 40th fzj80, with 183k. ive owned it for the last 20,000 miles or so, and it has always been a reliable starter- no previous issues. The truck was...
  10. B

    '94 80 series codes 12 and 14

    I've been having trouble with my 80 it started out not wanting to restart after driving and would have to sit, cool down in order to re start. I let it sit for a day or two and then It wouldn't give spark at all. Finally got it started again with a new ignition coil, wires, and plugs. Once it...
  11. OJLandy

    Holley Sniper 2bbl or Sniper "Jeep CJ" BBD?

    Looking to upgrade to EFI for my 2f over the summer and need some help to make an educated decision on a holley setup. I want the benefits of self learning and having a DRO to see whats happening with my poor 2f; plus the ease of installation and lower cost of the sniper setup has me leaning...
  12. jatree

    Ignition and Starting Diagnosis

    Hi all, I am on a slow baseline of a new to me truck (details in signature) that is parked for the winter where I have a chance to work on it every 2 weeks. Well, I changed the fusible links and put in a new battery last week but a starting issue remains Here's a video: 19_0218_nostart.MOV I...
  13. R

    Spark, No Spark, Spark, No Spark - Ugh! HELP

    Recently, I purchased a 1973 Toyota FJ40 with the intent to rebuild it with my 14 old Son as a project car. We have a spark problem that has gotten both of us scratching our heads. I have replaced the starter solenoid, ballast resistor, rotor button, and rotor cap. Also, we replaced the coil...
  14. R

    HELP Ignition Lock Cylinder replacement

    1987 FJ60 Land Cruiser: I'm trying to replace the ignition lock cylinder, and I've removed the old cylinder but now the new one won't go all the way in. Even the old one doesn't go back in so I assume the issue isn't with the cylinder itself but rather something in the column. Key is turned to...
  15. B

    GX 470 new key & ignition Keys

    Bought an 07 GX470 2 weeks ago with only 1 key. Had High Tech locksmiths out to make a new one this afternoon. After 30 min of programming and cutting they say my ignition is fried and they'll have to replace it. Question is, my key won't even turn to crank now, is this an ignition issue or an...
  16. Zeus0623

    FJ60 Starting Issue

    Hello Mud Family! Question for you all. My FJ60 has trouble starting (sometimes). This issue typically happens when the car has sat for a while but is not always the case. When I crank the motor, I will just hear a click and no cranking. I will have to be very specific with my key turn to...
  17. starclassic

    Replace all ignition coils and spark plugs simultaneously?

    I have a '99 2UZ-FE with 170k miles. Driver's side ignition coils (1,3,5,7) and plugs were replaced OEM (Denso) about a year ago by the PO. The passenger's side cylinders (2,4,6,8) were replaced 6 months ago with non-OEM aftermarkets. Today I just had the 3rd of 4 non-OEM coils fail. I clearly...
  18. M80

    Electrical WOW!!!

    Hi Please help As I am sure most of you know when you turn the ignition on your 80 series to "ON" position the warning lights on the dash all come on usually and after a few seconds the glow plug light turns off. and then if you start the car they all go off. My question is what controls...
  19. Mike Beauford

    Ignition Key Question

    I just bought a 2005 Land Cruiser. Great shape with a few minor issues. When I turn the key off and remove it, the display does not turn off. When I reinsert the key, it will turn off. If I do not reinsert the key, the display will stay on indefinitely. Is this a problem with the ignition switch...
  20. P

    For Sale  Pertronix 1665a and Flame Thrower Coil NIB. 2f

    For sale is a pertronix 1665a HEI conversion, and a matching 3 ohm flame thrower coil. Never used. $75 shipped for the pair. (Located in Wisconsin) I dont get on here much, so please text me at 908-872-7575
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