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NEW LIFT BOLTS/ NO LIFT #399326 Feb 13, 9:15pm Feb 13, 9:15pm
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NEW LIFT BOLTS/ NO LIFT
just replaced my lift bolts and one was broken so that was a bitch to get out but now lift still isnt kicking in, isnt it supposed to kick in at like 6k on the 2000 model. i dont know what to so help would be great. thanks

Re: NEW LIFT BOLTS/ NO LIFT [Re: CivicRunner] #399327 Feb 13, 9:18pm Feb 13, 9:18pm
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is your car warmed up? it usually needs to be warm before lift kicks in


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Re: NEW LIFT BOLTS/ NO LIFT [Re: Lasherccl] #399328 Feb 13, 9:26pm Feb 13, 9:26pm
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make sure you have it floored. if you dont floor it all the way mine doesnt kick in. ride it to 8k to make sure and yea drive it for liek 5 min 1st

Re: NEW LIFT BOLTS/ NO LIFT [Re: hombredelassrtas] #399329 Feb 13, 9:39pm Feb 13, 9:39pm
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yea its warmed up its just not kickin in i only felt it once out of many attempts

Re: NEW LIFT BOLTS/ NO LIFT [Re: CivicRunner] #399330 Feb 13, 10:42pm Feb 13, 10:42pm
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What RPM did you take the car up to? The reason I ask is because it could be the fuse, I had the same problem last year, no lift at all the the rev limiter kicked in @ 7000 rpm. I took it to the dealer and it turned out to be a blown fuse. They told me the ECU sensed the lift cam not functioning (due to the blown fuse) and limited the rev limit to 7000rpm.

Re: NEW LIFT BOLTS/ NO LIFT [Re: speed_celica] #399331 Feb 14, 12:08am Feb 14, 12:08am
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did you plug the wiring harness back in for the VVTI fluid controller? if thats not plugged in you wont get lift.


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Re: NEW LIFT BOLTS/ NO LIFT [Re: Lucky_317] #399332 Feb 14, 10:18am Feb 14, 10:18am
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Which fuse was it? I replaced my bolts and I'm limited at 7k RPM as well. I also think I have a leak too...

Re: NEW LIFT BOLTS/ NO LIFT [Re: Lucky_317] #399333 Feb 14, 10:19am Feb 14, 10:19am
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what fuse should i check speed_Celica?

i have no idea what your talking about lucky confusedlol

Re: NEW LIFT BOLTS/ NO LIFT [Re: CivicRunner] #399334 Feb 14, 11:47am Feb 14, 11:47am
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did you follow the TSB to remove the bol tor did you drill it out?


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Re: NEW LIFT BOLTS/ NO LIFT [Re: Lucky_317] #399335 Feb 14, 2:03pm Feb 14, 2:03pm
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drilled it out, for some reason it was worn so much more than the other one

Re: NEW LIFT BOLTS/ NO LIFT [Re: CivicRunner] #399336 Feb 15, 2:12pm Feb 15, 2:12pm
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how tight was i supposed to put the lift bolts on or does tht not matter, i just snugged them up a little. i need lift please help

Re: NEW LIFT BOLTS/ NO LIFT [Re: CivicRunner] #399337 Feb 16, 9:38am Feb 16, 9:38am
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I hand tighted then used the ratchet it so it is very easy to unbolt, but can't do it by hand.

Also the valve cover is supposed to be 7lb/ft


Side note: Which fuse should I check? I replaced my lift bolts and I didn't replace the valve cover gasket so I have a slight oil leak and the rev limiter kicks in at 7k rpm.

Re: NEW LIFT BOLTS/ NO LIFT [Re: Teknikal] #399338 Feb 16, 1:49pm Feb 16, 1:49pm
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well if replace the gasket cause you know thats wrong. Maybe during disassembly and reassembly youll find something else. Check all your fuses.

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