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1989 holden astra slx 1.8l auto engine dies at med/high revs or at motorway speed. Plenty battery power and occurs after the ecm light comes on. Fuel filter changed and fuel pump seems to be working.

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  • scottmasters Aug 28, 2010

    Thanks, I've just been reading up on how to read an ECM but am not sure if it is the correct one as the thread was about pulsars. I'm capable of retrieving and interpreting the codes but want to make sure the process is right and that I'm not going to fry the thing.


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The ecm light comes on for a reason, and it is hard to work out the problem, until you find out what codes the computer is registering....i would suggest that you take vehicle to a local mechanic and get him to read the codes....that would give you and us an easier way to find out whats happening.......

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I have a 1985 astra lb slx which has similar problems instead of shutting down though something in the engine just constantly clicks. if you find a solution let me know

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