Car wont run getting code 33

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Re: Car wont run getting code 33

Postby Money pit Beretta » Fri Aug 28, 2015 7:21 am

I had a bad MSD coil in my last set. Their quality has gone down hill over the years, that is because they started making them in China a few years back. With aftermarket coils these days it's a crap shoot. Do you have any stock coils to try?


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Re: Car wont run getting code 33

Postby 3X00-Modified » Fri Aug 28, 2015 8:51 am

You have the firing order correct right?



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Re: Car wont run getting code 33

Postby ifixalot » Fri Aug 28, 2015 7:01 pm

It may be possible to have damaged the plug wires when removing them.
Those spark plug boots are hard to get off, when you pull on them it may have broken the wire.
You may have spark in the open air but you may not have spark under compression.
The spark fires through two cylinders so if you have three damaged wires, you are screwed.
If you have an old good set of wires, you could try the old set.
Or you could test the wires with an ohm meter if you have one.
They should read somewhere between 5 to 10,000 ohms.



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Re: Car wont run getting code 33

Postby CorvetteBeretta » Mon Aug 31, 2015 5:58 pm

Money pit Beretta wrote:I had a bad MSD coil in my last set. Their quality has gone down hill over the years, that is because they started making them in China a few years back. With aftermarket coils these days it's a crap shoot. Do you have any stock coils to try?

I got no stock ones at the moment

3X00-Modified wrote:You have the firing order correct right?

Checked it 50 times over

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Re: Car wont run getting code 33

Postby Money pit Beretta » Mon Aug 31, 2015 6:30 pm

If you can't find any at the JY I have a set from my 3100 just sitting around. Got some Accels on there now and the car seems happy.


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Re: Car wont run getting code 33

Postby CKr » Mon Aug 31, 2015 7:15 pm

This is a complete shot in the dark, but the question about the firing order reminded me of the coil pack fire order diagram being backwards in my Haynes manual for the 94+ v6 cars. Here's my 96:

Image3100 Coil Pack Firing Order



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Re: Car wont run getting code 33

Postby CorvetteBeretta » Fri Sep 04, 2015 7:36 pm

So it looks like a spark issue the plugs are covered in fuel everytime I pull them out


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Re: Car wont run getting code 33

Postby SuperLbody » Sat Sep 05, 2015 8:48 pm

If they're soaked in gas man those babies aren't going to fire. Thought you said you saw it spark? If it has spark and fuel, compression is the last one to do. Get that done first than come back here.



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Re: Car wont run getting code 33

Postby CorvetteBeretta » Sun Sep 06, 2015 2:05 pm

I did have spark but it was not a strong spark. I put my old icm module back in and removed my crank sensor to check it out and it was full of oil, cleaned it as best as I could put it back and now the car is starting to fire it just wont start yet so I'm thinking the crank sensor should be replaced.


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Re: Car wont run getting code 33

Postby Money pit Beretta » Mon Sep 07, 2015 10:21 am

Mine was full of oil too. Just replaced it and the fuel pump relay. No more sputter starts when warm.


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Re: Car wont run getting code 33

Postby CorvetteBeretta » Wed Sep 09, 2015 7:27 pm

Im letting it sit for a few days then im going to try and start it it wanted to start but I think it was flooded or cylinder wash as my mechanic said


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Re: Car wont run getting code 33

Postby Money pit Beretta » Wed Sep 09, 2015 7:50 pm

Got to be a ton of fuel in the oil by now. Better change that as soon as it's running again.


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