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Your ignition switch answer did not fix the problem. So I did not accept your answer. What would you have me do now?
I understand the JA honor system, but I cannot pay you for bad information. That's my honor system. What would you have me do now?
Thanks for you willingness to help. I conferred with coleagues on this end and we found the problem. Bad ignition switch. What a mess this has been. A test light revealed the problem. So much for DVM, analog meter and oscilloscope. Oh well, sometimes the simple approach is best.
So it looks like I was right on, and you did not accept, i cant help you if you are not going to accept a perfectly good answer, i will opt out and see if another expert is willing to help,Tim
Instead of arguing, let's clean the slate. I will pay you for your previous answer. I do not want to create enemies. Tell me how to pay and I will take care of the matter. Then we can start without blemish and solve my current problem. Sorry for the mess. By the way, I paid up fornt for the current question / answer.
Thanks for working with me. Plenty of spark on #2. Engine shaking radically on idle. Very little throttle response.
Compression is good, spark plugs have been changed recently. This problem occurred as a step function ie it happened instantly while driving.
Just got new piece of info. Vehicle is in "fail safe" mode. Just noticed message in message center. Sorry I didn't see it earlier. What do you think?
Did not do anything, just found message. Still shakes horribly when ideling and has very poor throttle response.
Replaced throttle body within the past 6 mo. I guess it could be the throttle body stepper motor. What do you think? Codes remain the same.
I do not have a scanner with a data stream. It looks like this issue is headed for a shop and I am a mobil guy without a shop. If you are in agreement, I want to be sure you get paid for your information (I believe my account has already been debited) and I will arrange to have the vehicle towed.