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Old 09-22-2016, 12:47 AM   #370 (permalink)
Ecky
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Today I removed my injector kill switch and installed one of Natalya's ingenious force auto-stop PCBs.




It seems a lot touchier than simply cutting fuel to the engine as it relies on the computer to decide if auto-stop is appropriate, and I'll have to install a 27k ohm resistor to fool the temperature sensor as the weather cools off, but I greatly appreciate that I don't get oil pressure and 12v battery lights upon killing the engine.

My biggest hope for this system is that, upon restarting the engine, it won't run in open-loop for ~10 seconds and preventing lean burn immediately after EOC as it does with the injector kill switch.
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