I have an 88 cavalier Z-24, 2.8 multiport V6 convertible, which I
store over the winters. The most recent time I started it was about 6
weeks ago--had to crank it a little longer than normal as expected after
sitting several months.
Tried starting it now and it has no spark. Jumped across the ALDL and
got no codes (just code 12, indicating the diagnostic system is
I'd had this happen another time and replaced the crankshaft sensor
with one off a junk donor car I have (an '89) and that got it going.
But before I did that I had someone tell me these vehicles were
notorious for ign module failure.
As such, I'd simply swap the one from my donor car onto this
convertible and try that--BUT they're actually pretty difficult to get
at, so I'm not real eager to go to all the hassle of removing (TWO of
them) and replacing one with the other, etc.
So before I do that, I'd appreciate anyone else's similar experience,
Direct emails ok. Thx in advance.
BTW, car has about 150K, new computer.