we have a '95 olds ninety eight loaded to the hilt, you will be
driving along and the engine quits, when it does this at the same time
it puts our in the information panel on the dash
Engine Hot A/C disabled
the car will start right back up
the car is not over heating or losing even the slightest bit of
coolant the temp gauge never shows hot
it sometimes will not happen for a few days, sometimes it happens
after 10 minutes sometimes you might be driving the car for hours and
hours (I recently made a trip to and from Florida and it only happened
a few times (some 1200 miles rt)
it is at a shop again 4 different places so far,
what could be causing this?
There are so many things that can be causing this. Did the shop tell you if
I had this sort of problem with an 89 Buick Regal, and after several trips
to the selling
dealership garage, I got with the Buick technical people. On this model,
the zone rep
KNEW the cause because it had been published in a service bulletin. The
series had a run of faulty semiconductors.
I had a similar problem with a Ford once, and it was the ignition switch.
My experience on this one may well not relate to yours at all, but I would
suspect electrical issues, possibly bad or intermittent connections, and
possibly even the powertrain control module.
Well, we share this common factor as well. Mine never set a code either.
A friend of mine had this same problem, except it did not always start up
immediately. Mechanics could never find the offending part. Last time it
failed him in front of a Toyota dealership, HE fixed the problem.
Seriously, there are lots of places where ground wires can go bad, or
connectors can get dirty or loose. At some point you may have to resort
to "trial and error" parts replacement, and that gets very expensive. Start
with the cheaper stuff first. (Dealerships and independent garages sometimes
have to do this too...It really tends to piss a guy off).
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