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  1. Hi guys, Apologies, yes I did. £80 ECU off eBay, plug and play. Big thanks to Mark at Abbey motorsport who was very helpful. Turns out if you know the specific part number (important) of the ECU they can be found quite readily for sale on the web. Mark supplied me with that and there were a few available online. I had probably fried the previous ECU by tampering with the battery too much. A lesson learned to get to the bottom of smaller problems before you create bigger ones! Thanks Adam
  2. Thank you gentlemen for your advice. I shall continue to investigate
  3. One was, but I replaced it, the other seemed alright. The testers are saying there is not enough light and the beam image is useless. Might as well use candles inside the cabin!
  4. Afternoon all, I have just failed an MOT on headlight beam image and insufficient brightness. I have standard halogen bulbs in a standard JDM headlight. The MOT testing station said they tried fitting some other brighter bulbs but none would "fit correctly enough to project the right beam image"? I'm pretty dim (!) when it comes to electrics. Has anybody any ideas on what I can do next to get it to pass? Do I try to modify my own headlights and fit the brightest bulb that is legal? Or could there be a something in the wiring that that is missing? There is c
  5. Greetings from Sunny Bognor! Good to see another Z on the south coast
  6. Hi Alex, further pictures attached? Pm me if you would rather, just couldn’t add photos there! The black and and white diagram I found online seems correct?
  7. Ok, update.... The CPS is alright after testing, the earths have been cleaned and we are still having the same problem. We are thinking the next step is to send the ECU to a company called ECU EXPRESS in Stoke, who will fix the relevant part of the ECU that is not sending a pulse to the injectors. They will fix it and return it back to me for the sum of £400. We are thinking that all the the "fiddling" with the battery will have caused a spike that will have damaged that particular part of the ECU. If this is sounding completely wrong to anyone, or if anyo
  8. Cheers Alex CPS is going to be inspected Monday and we’ll go through all the fuses again. It is frustrating as the car had been a superb daily driver for over a year, relatively trouble free. Now it’s moving into something “taking up space” on the driveway territory
  9. That was dim of me! Sorry! It looks the same as the others no sign of anything amiss.
  10. Afternoon gents, Tried the earth, sadly no joy. Alex - here is the fuse link pictures, i’ll be honest i’ve not much idea what I’m looking at here?!
  11. Oh mate! If it is as simple as that they’ll be beers heading to Scotland and Bournemouth!! Excited to try it - will report back ASAP !
  12. Cheers. Learning all the time. Will give the dealership a miss. Will have to wait for the Mrs to get home before I send the pics as my old bastard iPhone will not focus on what it needs to XD This chap an hour up the road, does he operate as a mechanic or garage? I believe they are still allowed to operate?
  13. I’ll go see if I can get a picture of the fuse link....
  14. Hi Alex, thanks for your reply I’m in Bognor Regis on the south coast. We phoned the actual Nissan dealership in the town and they said they would then send it to London. Any knowledge of those guys? Recommend any alternatives? Thought this forum might be a better place to look!
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