hard to find no-start problem - Page 3 - GM Forum - Buick, Cadillac, Chev, Olds, GMC & Pontiac chat


1987-1991 Parley with regards to your 1987 to 1991 Bonneville, Olds 88 or Buick Le Sabre Please use General Chat for non-mechanical issues, and Performance and Brainstorming for improvements.

Reply
 
 
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 02-18-2004, 12:42 AM   #21
Junior Member
Posts like a Ricer Type-R
 
Join Date: Feb 2004
Location: BC
Posts: 21
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
csrc is on a distinguished road
Default No start

Has anyone given any thought to a faulty ignition switch? As they wear they can become intermittant.
csrc is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-23-2004, 03:22 AM   #22
Senior Member
Posts like a Camaro
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Jan 2003
Location: Jenison, MI (Near Grand Rapids)
Posts: 1,070
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
theJMFC is on a distinguished road
Default

Hey all, sorry for the lack of news. I'd thought this thread was dead, and I didn't want to bore you with the aftermath....

But since you're still interested... here'* "the rest of the story"

The coil pack/spark control fixed it. However it turns out that they were NOT genuine GM parts. At first glance, I couldn't see any manufacturer markings on the unit at all, but it was a medium gray color on top. Similar to the stock GM in shape. But not GM, and darn expensive. To further upset me, they didn't put the old parts in her trunk like they said they would.

I know, it'* not *that* expensive these days, but the car only cost her $1000 this fall. There'* just something wrong with that.

Yeah, i'd thought of possibly checking her ignition with parts from my bonnie, but she lives 2.5 hours away, and I don't trust the alternator in mine right now... but thats another post. Thanks again for your suggestions and technical information, much of which I wouldn't have thought of. You da best.
theJMFC is offline   Reply With Quote
 
 
Reply

Related Topics
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Information unbelievably hard to find. rustyroger General GM Chat 7 09-10-2011 01:07 PM
is a mod chip so hard to find? italianstallion84 Performance, Brainstorming & Tuning 8 09-17-2005 08:27 PM
It is hard to find... rjolly87 Lounge 0 09-02-2005 04:21 PM
Ignition/fuel problem (hard start/stalls/rough idle) 1992 trofeo 1992-1999 43 04-02-2004 05:24 PM


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off



All times are GMT -4. The time now is 01:58 PM.


We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.