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How big is the collector current (Ic=?) of a transistor with 100 beta (hFE=100), if the serial base resistance is 1Kohm and 1V falls on it? a: 1mA b: 10mA c: 100mA d: 1A

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SOURCE: started engine, normal idle, but when you try to accerate the engine falls flat...either in or out of gear. replaced fuel filter and checked TPS. Continuity is per specs, but voltaqge is backwards..

First thing I'd do is check the fuel pressure w/ the engine running and then see if it holds the pressure w/ the engine off. If not, then the fuel pump is probably faulty.

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Remove the connector from one of the fuel injectors. Measure the resistance between the two terminals and write it down. Next, hold the black (common) test lead of the ohmmeter to a nice, clean ground spot (anywhere on the engine is OK) and push the red (+) lead of the ohmmeter into one of the sockets on the injector connector. Repeat with the other socket. Both should read very large or open values. If you get a reading under 1 Ohm on the connector, you have a shorted driver transistor and the ECM will have to be repaired or replaced.

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Remove the EFI fuse, turn the ignition to ON, but don't start the engine. Measure the voltage between ground and each terminal of the EFI fuseholder. You will make the following tests at the terminal that does NOT have 12 Volts on it (fuse output). Turn off the ignition and disconnect the battery.

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