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94 corvette dying while driving

No symptoms of a fuel problem, such as sputtering or hesitation Just dies suddenly without any rhyme or reason. Car will start after an undefined period of time. But will not re-start immediately. Any assistance would be appreciated. Thank you -Matt-

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  • ibastud19 Jun 30, 2008

    The car dies with no warning just as if I turned the ignition to off, or flipped a kill switch. Its goes from running great to dead in an instant. Thanks for your insight, hope this helps better pin down the problem a bit. I had the fuel pump and filter changed about 6 months ago along with opti-spark and new plugs. So now Im pretty frustrated lol.

  • ibastud19 Jul 08, 2008

    Thanks for your help, and for taking the time to respond to these posts. This is the first times I have tried gaining info from a site like this...

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Almost positive its your fuel pump letting you know its time for a new one.
Could also be; control module
coil
crank sensor
battery with internal plates touching
fuel pump relay(i would change this one regardless)
Your OBD1 should have a stored code and that will probally lead to your pump or relay.

Posted on Jun 29, 2008

  • scott gibson
    scott gibson Jun 30, 2008

    without proper equipment its like firing a gun blind.

    do you know how to get engine codes from your computer?

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    scott gibson Jun 30, 2008

    I've had the displeasure of new fuel pumps off the shelf, not work upon installation. And crank sensors beat up from rocks create what you have discribed.

    Confirm its not a fuel pump or fuel pump relay

    if you can send me a copy of your codes i'll point you in the next direction.

    if not; confirm sufficiant air supply, good strong spark, and proper fuel pressure.

    if all those are present you can start checking related sensors.

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