Car stopped running while driving. Couldn't start it again.
I was in the middle of a snow storm with a snow plow right in back of me. All of a sudden, out of now where, the car stopped running. I managed to coast it into a parking lot and parked it. I let it sit for a while and tried to start it. Nothing. There was a clicking sound. I just had the alternater replaced along with the battery about 3 weeks prior to this incident. So now the car is just sitting and I have no clue what's wrong. HELP!
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Change the mass air flow meter.Its located on the inlet pipe from the air filter.Also change the air filter.That gets damp in cold and snowy conditions causing the fuel mixture to be to ritch.That will cause the engine management light to come on.Good luck phil.
the rod you mentioned is called linkage, yes it's posible, snow may have jammed up under the car and is stopping it from properly engageing, or the grinding could be internal in the transmition, jack the car up, put jack stands under the frame,block the tiers, and take a real good look at were the linckage conects to the tranny, good luck
maybe try replaceing the ingnition modual. that part can do a lot of weird things to these cars. its located inside the distributor cap, really easy to do. about $40 and 10 mins or less. sometimes as they start to fail they do odd things sometimes but not always