Hi Johnny, thanks for the reply. I'll try that and get back to you. Also, what do you mean by stand alone or piggy back? Is that if my microtech ecu is running as sole ecu & not running off factory ecu? If so then yes it is a stand alone ecu, what does this mean? Thank you very much, appreciate your advice.
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Johnny, It's probably the coil pack. If you follow the spark plug wires backwards from the plugs it will lead you to the part(s). There may be more than one. Check with the local autoparts place to see if they can test it for you. If not I would try a Junk yard first, incase that isn't the problem.
First you need to check all your fuses with a test light.
The 12 volt light switch wire for the ilumimation of your gauges is just a park light feed, the best way to find it is using test light,it can be found in radio plug or park light switch or fuse board.Your check engine light is not so easy ,first I would check the bulb in dash, then you need to make sure of you lose wire tap connections the check engine light needs a feed to it to come on you need to check your aftermarket ecu wiring diagram to see where this is or get hold of a factory one to find it to see if you can manual trip it with test light.
first thing to do is remove spark plugs and if they smell really fuely you will need to change them if that doesnt help you will need to get the microtech tuned for a good coldstart , this depends on if its running stand alone or as a piggy back
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9.3 is a really dead battery - replace it and check the alternator. I have seen them go bad with no dash indication. As to the oil being black, you may have worn piston rings, and probably need an engine re-build. Worn rings allow the exhaust of the engine contaminate the oil - you should also see increased oil consumption due to the vapors exiting via the PCV valve and being burned in the engine.