96 ka24 only reving to 5000 HELP!!! - S-Chassis.com


NA Motor Discussions regarding N/A KA24E, KA24DE, and SR20DE

Reply
 
 
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 06-21-2005, 12:57 AM   #1  
Registered User
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Jun 2005
Location: Flagstaff AZ
Posts: 3
96 ka24 only reving to 5000 HELP!!!

Hey guys, i just bought a 96 240 i have lots of experiance w/ the older 240sx 90 w/ the sohc but i dont know to much about the ka24 dohc. for some reason it will only allow me to rev it up to 5grand and if i leave it there for a few seconds and slowly press on the gas it will rev up to 6,000 but if i put my foot in to it the engine studers and drops back down to 4,999rpm. it is wierd i cant figure it out ive pretty much tried everything i can think of. if some one can help it would help out a bunch!!!
offroadbob is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-22-2005, 11:11 PM   #2  
Registered User
iTrader: (2)
 
BigVinnie's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2004
Location: Walnut Creek
Posts: 2,502
Dude get the actron scanner .........
But more than likely that sounds like the knock sensor is fuc$ed......
BigVinnie is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-23-2005, 08:01 PM   #3  
Registered User
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Jun 2005
Location: Flagstaff AZ
Posts: 3
cool thx man. hopefully that will fix my prob. off to autozone to have them do a read out for me
offroadbob is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-25-2005, 11:30 AM   #4  
Registered User
 
usdm240's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2005
Location: CRACKworth, GA
Posts: 108
either that, or the speedo is ****ed. happened to my boss's '96 as well...
usdm240 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-11-2005, 07:37 PM   #5  
Registered User
 
Join Date: Aug 2004
Posts: 7
are you in gear when you hit 5000 rpms? THe 240sx has a rev limiter when you're in 5th gear... not at the red line... i think it was at 5g. maybe that's faulty and screwing around with your driving.

Try it out... kick your clutch in and put the shifter in 5th.... then slowly rev... it'll stop at 5g .. or somewhere around there.
SHIFT_gear59 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-14-2005, 02:07 AM   #6  
Registered User
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Jun 2005
Location: Flagstaff AZ
Posts: 3
it is stopping at 5,000 in every gear! i think it is my timing, my dist. is cranked all the way over clockwise and my timing is still like 5- 10 deg. below Norm. and i dont know what i should do im thinking of removing the dist after the engine is at TDCand spining a few notches and then trying it. its a used car so you never know what idiot worked on it before me. gotta love fixing other ppls mistakes. oh well off to trouble shoot some more.

later.
Matt
offroadbob is offline   Reply With Quote
 
 
Reply

Related Topics
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Problems holding boost from 5000 to red line (help please ) japanesenut SR 8 09-06-2009 02:03 AM
KA24-E for a KA24-DE? SLAPBASSPLAYA5 Engine Swaps 13 07-05-2006 06:59 PM
s14 SR20DET vs KA24 Greddy Turbo Kit vs KA24 Custom Turbo Kit WhoDiddy Turbo Motor 10 02-02-2006 07:45 PM
reving high GUNLINE General 6 11-20-2003 01:36 PM
Dunlop Sport 5000 240fan General 3 05-15-2003 03:00 PM


Tags
240sx, 5th, gear, limiter, rev

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off



All times are GMT -7. The time now is 06:50 AM.


© 2018 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands
We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.