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Runs normally, no check lights. Occasionally dies, will not restart or start only after long shut-down period. During period of "non-start", no spark/fire at plugs, distributor, or coil.

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  • cowboyfrog25 Nov 29, 2008

    It will die and not re start bt will after some time no warning lights just dies idels fine runs great other than that

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This unit has a pickup in the distributor that tells the coil when to fire. Check to see if you have power at the coil. If yes,connect a test light to the ground side of the coil and have an assistant crank the engine.The test light should flash on and off. If not, you have a problem inside the distributor. The pickup coil or the ignition module are at fault. Good Luck

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