No start condition

Dhos1

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I finally got done installing the 6262 that I had built by Bison and while it was down, I installed my BoostC and now the SOB wont start. I looked at everything and it will only crank (whir,whir, whir, whir, but will not turn over). The only thing that I did not hook up would be the vacuum line from the wastegate actuator to the turbo. Can that cause a no start? I know it is a long shot, but anything else to check off the top of you guys head?
 

Dhos1

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Dammit.....I may have done that, that's the orange plug that you are supposed to disconnect before you swap out a chip correct? I also swapped out a chip to accommodate the new turbo.
 
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Dhos1

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It was not that as it was connected. I did notice my green light on my power logger was not coming on when I turned the ignition key. Could that mean no ECM power? I’ll pullbit out and check the splices when I spliced my boostc in
 

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Everything seems spliced in properly. I even removed and reseated the powerlogger module. I will just check everything with a fine tooth comb tommorrow to include spark plug wires as I replaced them as well. I still think it is something coming off of that ECM for some reason. The only thing that I did not run yet is the vacuum hose off of the turbo to the solenoid...that is open, but I cannot see that causing a no start.
 

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Check Engine light on with key on? Does it do the On-Off-On sequence if you key on after being off for at least 30 sec?

Fuel pump prime?

The orange wire is known to go bad at the positive battery cable.

Fuses?

I have seen the ECM power pin corrode off from water damage in the ecm connector, worth checking also.

Do you have a test light or voltmeter?

And, you are correct that there is no issue leaving the wastegate hose off, the engine should still start.
 
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