Garagistic M6X Swap Guide- Troubleshooting/FAQ

Here are some common issues that I ran into and hopefully this can help you troubleshoot any problems that you might have. Please don’t hesitate to call or email me and I can help you troubleshoot if you have any issues.

 Problem o Possible Cause

 Engine won’t even turn over

o Check your Starter wiring. Power to the Starter.

o Check your main relay

o Check your C101 Port. Pin 18 for BK/YL wire.

o Is your battery hooked up or properly charged?

o Is your ground cable grounded to the engine & Frame?

o Is your starter functioning properly? o Does the Starter Solenoid Engage the Ring Gear?

 Engine Turns over, but won’t start o Check your fuel Pump Relay functionality

o Ignition coil hooked up?

o ECU hooked up

o Fuel hooked up backwards

o Need new distributor cap/rotor – Not generating Spark

o Check the wiring of the C101 port to make sure you have fuel pump engaged

 Engine idles high

o Too Lean – Check vacuum lines for air leak

 Engine idles low o Too rich –

 Tachometer not working o Instrument cluster

o Check the C101 port for the proper pin

 Speedometer not working

o Check sensor at differential

 Car still overheats

o Thermostat not working o Fan not “hugging” radiator

o Air in the system – needs to be bled

o If there is no heat in the car, you have air.

 Car idles terrible; No power

o Ensure crank sensor is tightened. Check on front flywheel.