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280zx runs /dies runs/dies...

My 1982 280zx runs for short time then dies.Then after deintergising the inginion system by turning the key off the car runs again for a short time...

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  • vanfs Oct 25, 2008

    280zx runs /dies runs/dies.

  • Anonymous Mar 10, 2009

    me too!!! have replaced every thing but runs fine til hot then chugs along never faster then 25 mph. please help i love my car but husband doesnt so he is not very patient and hates it...anyone needing a new husband?



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I have a very similar problem. Did you figure out your problem?

factory service manual:

Hope this helps!

Todd in Idaho

'69 510
'83 280ZXT
'91 300ZXTT

Posted on Feb 19, 2010

  • mcanaca Aug 20, 2011

    i had the similar problem too i check the electrict sistem and my problem was in the conector that plug to the distributor ... when the engine get hot the conector spand and get loose and start to made bad conection also they used to have a little of corrotion ...i replace it whit new plug and new conector and i no longer had problems with engine sutting down ...remenber these conection it is the one that send singnal to the computer to open the inyectors and send pulse to the fuel pump...



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