HOW TO DO AN ADVANCED SEARCH.

Mon Jul 08, 2013 3:56 pm by Admin


For the benefit of 944Hybrids users there are two search functions available for you to use.
The purpose of this sticky is to explain the "Advanced Search" function because it is much more powerful and is the best choice when researching information.

When you log on to the site a list of options is shown in a line at the top of the page. One option is labelled "Search", use this option (NOT the search box lower down on the right).

After you click on the upper search option, a drop down box appears. At the bottom of this box is a radio button marked "Advanced …

Comments: 0

Latest topics
» swapped 944 early for sale $5500
Today at 8:28 am by rawr

» What dipstick??
Yesterday at 2:46 pm by chrenan

» Boxster Rear Calipers
Yesterday at 10:25 am by superman22x

» 84' 944 V8 Swap Car for sale
Thu Jun 21, 2018 9:18 pm by carr911

» Selling my 1986 Porsche 951 LS1 :(
Thu Jun 21, 2018 9:12 pm by carr911

» 1987 944s LM7 swap project $2,000
Thu Jun 21, 2018 9:09 pm by carr911

» Sparkydog's Abnormal Build - 944 With L67 + Ford Stuff & CARB Legal
Thu Jun 21, 2018 4:11 pm by sparkydog

» Hello, Gentlemen.
Thu Jun 21, 2018 8:35 am by LStuner

» WTB: 944 Turbo Roller
Wed Jun 20, 2018 8:22 am by dwelker

» Hydroboost, have to pull pedal..?
Mon Jun 18, 2018 3:52 pm by matt889

June 2018
MonTueWedThuFriSatSun
    123
45678910
11121314151617
18192021222324
252627282930 

Calendar Calendar

Log in

I forgot my password


914 Headlight motor issues, help!

Go down

914 Headlight motor issues, help!

Post  docwyte on Sat Mar 09, 2013 11:21 am

So the 914 headlight motor is in, clocked properly and wired.

The 944 driven motor works fine, pops up, turns out, goes down.

The 914 headlight motor works, turns on/off, goes down and stays down. However........
When you turn it on, it repeatedly cycles up and down. It doesn't seem to know it's "up" stopping point. We've grounded it seperately to the main chassis ground, that enabled it to know the "down" stopping point, but it still cycles in the "on" position.

Scratching my head over here, any clarification would be appreciated!!

TIA!

docwyte

Posts : 1379
Join date : 2010-07-18

Back to top Go down

Re: 914 Headlight motor issues, help!

Post  948inVA on Sun Mar 10, 2013 9:18 am

I think the ground connections play a big part in the operation of these motors. On my car, they seem to work fine when the engine bay is cool but start acting up once they get a little warm. (I assumed this was just a ground issue) I also had the same problem as you initially, but I think it was because I hadn't grounded the center pin (87a). That connection keeps the motor from overshooting it's position, which causes the cycling. Also double check your relay and make sure your relay connections are solid.
avatar
948inVA

Posts : 222
Join date : 2012-01-01
Location : n. virginia

Back to top Go down

Re: 914 Headlight motor issues, help!

Post  docwyte on Sun Mar 10, 2013 9:37 am

I wired in a new, modern Bosch relay, so no worries with that. I did ground 87a, that's what gave the motor it's stopping point in the "down" position. Or maybe I have something crossed? Are there two grounds needed, one for stopping positions in up and down?

docwyte

Posts : 1379
Join date : 2010-07-18

Back to top Go down

Re: 914 Headlight motor issues, help!

Post  948inVA on Sun Mar 10, 2013 11:11 am

I think there were 2 contacts that I connected to ground.. I'll have to check my wiring and get back to you.
avatar
948inVA

Posts : 222
Join date : 2012-01-01
Location : n. virginia

Back to top Go down

Re: 914 Headlight motor issues, help!

Post  948inVA on Sun Mar 10, 2013 4:03 pm

Looks like I have terminals 85 and 87a connected to ground. I think 85 is the brown wire which grounds through the motor casing and bracket. I found that to be a bad connection, so I ran both grounds to a different point on the frame rail.
avatar
948inVA

Posts : 222
Join date : 2012-01-01
Location : n. virginia

Back to top Go down

Re: 914 Headlight motor issues, help!

Post  docwyte on Sun Mar 10, 2013 6:02 pm

Ok, I'll break out pin 85 to a distinct ground and see what happens, thanks!

docwyte

Posts : 1379
Join date : 2010-07-18

Back to top Go down

Re: 914 Headlight motor issues, help!

Post  docwyte on Fri Mar 22, 2013 8:40 pm

Got it figured out. It wasn't a ground issue, we had the switched power hooked up wrong to the motor, so it was just constantly getting a cycle signal.

They work great and the motors are almost perfectly synced.

docwyte

Posts : 1379
Join date : 2010-07-18

Back to top Go down

Re: 914 Headlight motor issues, help!

Post  Modian on Sun Mar 24, 2013 9:40 am

Is there a write up somewhere or a list of parts for switching to the 914 motor?

Modian

Posts : 20
Join date : 2009-08-14
Location : Bristow, VA

Back to top Go down

Re: 914 Headlight motor issues, help!

Post  docwyte on Sun Mar 24, 2013 9:56 am

Search this site for dual headlight motor conversion or 914 headlight motor. You'll find a thread with pics, wiring diagram etc

docwyte

Posts : 1379
Join date : 2010-07-18

Back to top Go down

Re: 914 Headlight motor issues, help!

Post  backpack09 on Wed Mar 27, 2013 1:15 pm

[You must be registered and logged in to see this link.]

backpack09

Posts : 12
Join date : 2012-09-02
Age : 36
Location : Whitman Mass

Back to top Go down

Re: 914 Headlight motor issues, help!

Post  Sponsored content


Sponsored content


Back to top Go down

Back to top


 
Permissions in this forum:
You cannot reply to topics in this forum