JUST DIE BABY!! - Page 2 - GM Forum - Buick, Cadillac, Chev, Olds, GMC & Pontiac chat


Lounge For casual talk about things unrelated to General Motors. In other words, off-topic stuff. And anything else that does not fit Section Description.

Reply
 
 
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 02-20-2007, 10:17 PM   #11
Senior Member
True Car Nut
 
Join Date: Sep 2006
Location: Somewhere south of Ottawa with your girlfriend driving faster then you.
Posts: 3,277
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
ReallyAGXP is on a distinguished road
Default

fuel filter....
ReallyAGXP is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-21-2007, 05:04 AM   #12
Senior Member
Posts like a Supercharger
 
Join Date: Apr 2005
Location: Naperville, IL
Posts: 176
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
RareGMFan is on a distinguished road
Default

A fuel issue usually causes the engine to gag, or shutter, etc. before it completely dies. If you're going along perfectly fine, and then it just instantly dies without even blinking, it'* more than likely an electrical problem. You can try an ECM, but I'd save that as a last resort. Many parts places test the coils and ICM for free. It wouldn't hurt anything to take those in and find out if they're bad first.
RareGMFan is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-21-2007, 07:38 AM   #13
Senior Member
Posts like a Northstar
 
Join Date: Jan 2006
Location: Charleston S.C.
Posts: 560
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
PEARL_JAM is on a distinguished road
Default

Does it die as soon as you start it, or after you start it and put it in gear? If the latter is the case it needs a torque converter lock up switch.
PEARL_JAM is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-24-2007, 01:36 PM   #14
Senior Member
True Car Nut
 
Join Date: Jul 2004
Location: Grand Rapids, Mi
Posts: 5,656
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Archon is on a distinguished road
Default

I had a similar situation with my daughter'* '91 GP. The first time, replacing the crank sensor took care of the problem. It'* low on the backside of the engine and is a stretch to reach. The plastic cracks and warps which makes it intermittent. That took care of the problem until 3 months later when the ICM went...same symptoms.

The crank sensor was only about $30, and is held in with one bolt. Reaching it is the hardest part. The only accurate way to test the ICM is by replacement. You should be able to pick up a used one at a junkyard. If you're getting no spark when it dies, it'* likely one of these parts.
Archon is offline   Reply With Quote
 
 
Reply

Related Topics
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Michael Jackson didn't die, he just moved to Brazil and became a taxi driver. niceguy Lounge 2 02-01-2011 11:56 AM
To die or not to die???? 57lxi 1992-1999 1 08-25-2010 10:27 PM
Didn't someone just have a printer die on them?? MOS95B Lounge 1 11-13-2006 09:06 AM
DIE RUST DIE!!!!!! *update* bandit Detailing & Appearance 17 08-22-2006 01:53 PM
Die Cast car models of the Bonneville JosB General GM Chat 4 03-10-2003 06:32 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 01:25 AM.


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.