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The car would start if i would put fuel in carberator then stall but the last time i did it died and i checked the spark by pulling a plug wire off no spark ?

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    Dan May 30, 2010

    How did you check for spark?

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Most likey the ignitor or coil both these on that model should be in the distributer i had the same problem with my 1987 honda but it wouldnt start after running and stopped when hot it had no spark i was told it was the ignitor but ended up being the coil these are easy to change yourself

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JD JS45 walk behind mover. Starts, runs fine for 5 minutes, then stalls, won't restart till i pull the spark plug and cool the motor, plug down. then same thing starts, runs for 5, stalls.


Probably either a fuel or a spark problem. You need to check for the presence of a good spark immediately the engine stops - by using a spark gap, a spare spark plug or a propriety spark indicator.

If the spark is found to be absent the fault is likely the ignition module but check all connections and the stop switch operation before replacing.

If the spark is present then the fault is probably fuel-related and is the sort of thing a tiny droplet of water in the carb could cause...

Jul 23, 2016 | Cars & Trucks

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Car won't start


why ignore the CEL??????
you cross over the spark wires. lost firing order.
its not PVC but is due.
sure, lost spark, lost spark time, crossed wire.
if spark is good try test fuel
clean the EGR, if it sticks open car will never idle fast.
and will stall.
clean the ISC do the ECU can in fact now control idle.

you are are on track, most here are not.
you did a tune up, that is good , and is first.
bad fuel, car parked for year, dead?
now the 1 question, (after it runs)
can your happy right off save the stall
only this counts..... 1st....

check firing order now that wires are scrambled.
then check for spark on all 4 cyl spark wire ends.
then if spark is good,
and compression, good, 150 not 80psi
you do know this is and inteference engine right? and if not
fresh timing belt the engine will grenade. for sure.
dont listen to dorks telling you, mine didnt, they are idiots.
if you like Russian roulette ? and $3000 new motors are joy?
then skip the belt.

that finishes off a 60k turn up, spark , filters and da belt.
then spark timing.
then fueling.

all the fuel in the world is useless on a dead motor or dead spark'.

fueling is last.
if motor and spark are good, then yes, fueling
try test fuel (spary)
if that works for duration of spray
then check fuel pressure
that be next.
and more... ask

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99 Volvo V70 seems to stall and vaporlock, after running. The car shows an ETS light, which I understand to be the Electronic Throttle Sensor. It has shown this light for over a year, but has not given...


change your fuel filter ..your vehicle will run but your fuel pressure is weak ..also after this clean your fuel injectors by pouring injection cleaner in your gas ,,it will correct itself..Also ,,if none of what I stated works ,,Spark plugs and new spark plug wires needed ,,Lastly your fuel pump

Oct 23, 2013 | 1999 Volvo V70

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Loss Of Power, Stalling, Backfiring, and Dieing in Reverse


Sounds like secondary ignition to me. When was the last time you chenged the spark plugs, cap, rotor, or spark plug wires?

Jul 29, 2012 | 1990 Toyota Celica

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My sidekick will just die or barely run it died


last year, OBD1 car (dumbb ECU)
no scan tools for it
if you run on the road with that hack , and wreck
expect a nice fire. fuel fire.
if you used a voltmeter and say 12vdc there, all hotwiring stuff
need not be done. (
it stalled (misfire)
and then would not what? start but cranks ok?
4wd?
3sp ,4sp auto or 5speed stick
16v engine or 8v, both are G16s but EFI radially different.
16v is MPI with 4 injectors, 8v is 1 injector TBI
try a new
cap,.rotor spark wires and spark plugs yet?
cant burn fuel with bad spark
i guess the cam bent did not slip as it run ok later, but is 60,000 mile belt. and will slip ignored.

next time it stalls
check headlamps they work, and all electric
then see if CEL glows key on, i must or ECU lost power
it has 3 fuse that can rust, IG coil, FI, and DOME.
the CEL must glow, is first checks.

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1992 Buick Park Avenue


how about your wires could have weak spark delivery, when was the last time you changed cap, rotor and wires .sounds like bad wire symptoms to me.

Jan 14, 2010 | 1992 Buick Park Avenue

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My 200 Tahoe stalled pulling into a parking spot


sounds like an Ignition control module,check for spark immediately after it dies.the spark should should be strong even up to a half of an inch gap

Oct 30, 2009 | 2000 Chevrolet Tahoe

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94 chevy suburban:engine died on hiway,now it wont start.It'll rotate but wont fire. couple of days earlier it hesitated like it wanted to stall but continued to run ok.later i was goin out of town for the...


Do you have Spark at the spark plugs? Try checking for spark by removing wire from the spark plug put a screwdriver into the sparkplug boot hold it 1/4 inch away from a good ground don't hold the screwdriver or your get bit. If there is a bright blue spark it's good, next check to see if you have fuel, first turn the key to the run position next listen for a hum or whine from the fuel tank with the door open holding the buzzer switch in on the door. If you here a hum then find the pressure test port for the fuel, if it does not have one try loosening the fuel line and see if you have fuel. If it's throttle body type then pull air line or filter off and look inside the throttle body and have someone press on the fuel with the key in the run position does it spray fuel? Yes?? Then may have jumped time if not you may need fuel pump.

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Engine runs for about 10-20min and stalls. will


possible ignition coil pack breaking down when hot....cools off and works again. pull plug wire off plug and check for spark when in this no start condition.vehicle must have air, fuel and spark to run.

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2000 jeep cherokee starts then stalls in approx 3 sec 4.0 has new crank sensor


I am going to assume that it will not run even if you push on the accelerator pedal?
Can you install or attach an old timing light to the spark plug wires, turn it one and try to start it. The light should flash with the engine running, but if it shuts off at time of engine die, and the engine is still spinning, you are losing spark, My suggestion is the cranks shaft sensor on bell housing.
Second, install a pressure gage on the test port on the fuel rail and watch it as you start the engine, fuel pressure should not drop as the engine dies, if it does, the pump is not working correctly. There are two modes of power to that pump, one to start and timed, for only a few seconds to prime the system, and one to run continuously. Find the wires going to the pump at the tank. Connect test light to those wires and watch what happens during crank and at stall, You should not have the pump shut off and the engine dies.
If you have spark, and fuel pump working, when did you last change the filter,,but I put that LAST.
It has to be one or the other of these.
Good Luck

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