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Engine dies after 20 minutes or so and then will not start again for 10 to 15 min.

It does not throw a code, New crank sensor, cam sensor, cap, rotor, wires already.

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    Tommy Pollock Mar 16, 2009

    Where is this ignition module located? Is it seperate from the computer?

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Sounds like it could be an ignition module (controls the coil), often when they begin to fail they are fine when cold but die when they get hot. If you do replace it make sure you disconnect the battery first, and that the mounting surface is cleaned first, and that you then put the supplied heatsink paste thinly across the mounting surface before installation.

Posted on Oct 21, 2008

  • Tommy Pollock
    Tommy Pollock Jun 10, 2011

    I found out that the plug on the bottom on the coil was bad, it had gotten corroded up on the inside.

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