Date: Mon, 18 Mar 2002 16:45:44 GMT
From: "Chip Thompson" <chip_tnopsamll.net>
Subject: Re: HELP with Ignition prob


So could I just replace the rotor and cap? "Glenn" <splitscreen58nopsamond.com> wrote in message news:WMjl8.14342$uR5.31923nopsamfeeds.bigpond.com... > If you have a strong spark out of the coil lead and no further there is only > two things it could be, the rotor button or the cap. > > > "Chip Thompson" <chip_tnopsamll.net> wrote in message > news:CZcl8.12826$oA7.3223616689nopsamsvr11.news.prodigy.com... > > Yep, to the top. I think I narrowed it down to something in the ignition, > > tho, since the tach quitting is too much of a coincidence, and wouldn't > have > > anything to do with the fuel (or would it?). There is strong spark out of > > the main coil lead, but nothing from the distributor to the HT leads. I > was > > thinking ignition amplifier. I will let you know if I figure it out, and > > anyone else with thoughts, let me hear them. Looks like I'm driving the > > Legend for a few days! > > > > Thanks again for the comments. > > "danny" <dannynopsamia-esprezzo.com> wrote in message > > news:3C95263C.8EBA97BAnopsamia-esprezzo.com... > > > Chip Thompson wrote: > > > > > > > OK, this is a good one (1985 900 T) > > > > > > > > Car starts fine at airport after sitting 4 days. Stopped to top off > > tank > > > > (93 octane) and wash off road dust. Driving down the road, I notice > the > > > > tach suddenly quit. Car still running, I pull into Wal-Mart to pick > up > > some > > > > stuff. When I return to the car, it cranks and cranks but won't fire. > > > > Battery is strong, starter is engaging, engine is turning fine, but > (it > > > > seems) no spark at all. Checked all leads and obvious wiring, still > no > > > > start. Without an assistant, I could not check the actual HT leads to > > see > > > > if spark was being generated, but what thoughts does to group have? > Any > > > > help appreciated. Thanks > > > > > > When you refuelled, did you fill right up? I know of 3 instances of > the > > fuel > > > pump failing after the tank was filled, leaving the also bad proposition > > of > > > removong the fuel pump from a tank full of petrol. > > > > > > > > > -- > > > Regards, > > > Danny > > > > > > http://www.gaggia-espresso.com (a purely hobby site) > > > http://www.dannyscoffee.com (UK advert for my mobile espresso service) > > > swap Z for above characters in email address to reply > > > > > > > > > > > > > > >

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