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  • About wstrohm
    Car
    1994 RX-7 (PEG)
    Biography
    California native, married, kidzrgone
    Location
    Fountain Valley, CA
    Interests
    Maintaining 2 autos + a computer
    Occupation
    Retired Aerospace EE
    Gender
    Male
  • Signature
    '94 Chaste White PEG, orig. owner, 115K miles, 2K mi. on new crate engine, '99 turbos, engine harness. Bonez DP, Viton hoses, FC thermoswitch. Deleted: EGR, AWS, Coolant Fan Recall.

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  • Last Activity: 06-21-19 02:01 PM
  • Join Date: 03-05-02

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  1. 360spyder12
    04-24-18 10:51 PM - permalink

    hello sir. i was looking at your power steering pump thread and i am having the same problem where the small hose is leaking from the reservoir and dripping/squirting fluid in the engine bay. i was wondering what size hose i need to buy and what would be the best way to replace it. Thank you so much!

  2. wstrohm
    05-14-12 07:36 PM - permalink
    jriskin,

    Sorry about the late response... my computer has been in the shop. I'd guess the resistor in the resistor pack between positions 1 and 2 of the fan control switch is open (see page Z-68 in section Ga of the 1994 FWM). The pack is called (in the FWM) the "Blower Motor Resistor," and is actually three resistors in series with a built-in fuse. Its connector is "G-05," located near the right cabin wall down under the dash/glove compartment area. You can see the location on page Z-69 of the manual.
  3. jriskin
    04-22-12 09:57 PM - permalink
    AC Question, you seem to be really informed well on the topic. I've got a 94 FD, the AC hasn't worked in awhile. I've replaced the 4 position fan switch.

    Stock ECU OR with PMS Purple box piggy back:
    1. No fan on position 1
    2. Fan on 2-4 but
    3. No AC clutch engagement on any
    4. AC light comes on in position 1
    5. No AC light in positions 2-4

    AEM ECU
    1. No fan on position 1
    2. Clutch engages (and never disengages) and air will literally come out frosty like fog.

    I've been swapping out the ECU during really hot times, but honestly I don't like the way it drives the turbos and I'd really like it to work with the PMS.

    Any thoughts? I'd like to avoid spending a fortune troubleshooting it.

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