suberman Posted May 29, 2009 Share Posted May 29, 2009 Hi guys, I'm new to this forum. I hoping someone can assist me with a problem I have with an engine swap. Here's the situation. I have a 2005 Legacy GT (EJ25 turbo w/AT) The engine burned a rod bearing or two and I bought a 2007 WRX EJ25 turbo out of a manual trans car. My first question is, is there a problem with putting a MT engine in an AT car if I simply change over the plate/converter etc? Or is it just as simple as doing that? Second question, aside from having to extend some vacuume hoses and also the brown, square 7 wire plug on the harness to reach the connector on the new engine, everything went together just fine and without too much trouble. The main 30 wire (or whatever) harness plugged right in to the new engine, fuel lines are fine, everything else just plugged in as it should. Filled it with oil, coolant, charged the battery up to full charge and attempted to fire it up. It turns over like it should, oil pumps as it should (I know this because the turbo oil line was not completely tight and was spewing oil as the engine cranked) but it never fires. I know I have fuel (smells like gas after cranking) but there is no spark. I checked it with a spark plug/wire tool. Didn't light the light. Any ideas? Are the two ECU's 2005 and 2007 going to be compatible or do I need an 07 ECU for the 07 engine for some reason? I've disabled the security system thinking it might be that but the owner's manual says it should start then die if the security system is reacting. I never get any firing what-so-ever. I've checked the CAM sensors and CRANK sensor and the part numbers the same for both the 05 Legacy and the 07 WRX. I've checked all the fuses, I have good grounds. Please help!! I'm going nuts! Thanks Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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