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  • April 23, 2024, 08:34:33 PM

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Author Topic: Random Intermittent Death  (Read 21537 times)

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Offline vangremlin

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Re: Random Intermittent Death
« Reply #30 on: April 16, 2023, 08:51:08 PM »
Old thread, I know.  But yesterday my two door sedan was experiencing similar problems, intermittent stalling but I could usually start it back up. Until I couldn’t lol. And got the car towed home.

I was thinking it was related to a fuel problem I was having this week until I came across this thread. I went out this morning ready to test the ignition coil and found the wires to the coil were loose/disconnected. I had put in a Pertronix Flamethrower 40511 ignition coil when I did the large cap upgrade a few months ago and turns out the connectors were a little loose on the spade terminals on the coil, and the A/C hose that runs by there must have rubbed one of them partially off the terminal, resulting in the intermittent stalling. Crimped the connectors, and put them on the terminals on the opposite side of the coil. Car is running fine again!
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Re: Random Intermittent Death
« Reply #31 on: April 16, 2023, 08:57:01 PM »
Gotta love those easy fixes!
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Re: Random Intermittent Death
« Reply #32 on: April 16, 2023, 08:59:32 PM »
Gotta love those easy fixes!

That’s for sure. I’ve got another easy fix I’ll be posting about shortly lol
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