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Re: 4KCSQ: stalling at cruise speed
> Sounds similar to a problem I had with one of my 5K's. Turned out to
> be a bad bearing in the distributor (sparks). When I replaced the
> distributor, the dying went away.
> My theory was that the extra play in the bearing caused the hall unit to
> fail every so often... Not saying that you have a bad dist bearing, but
> you may have a flakey hall sender in your dist.
yeah, I had a similar problem once about 100 years ago... the tach
dropping like a stone to 0 RPM was the best clue I had - the tach is
driven by the ignition so that means no ign is the "cause" or at least a
major "effect". ie it's not just fuel loss if the tach crashes. otoh,
if the tach keeps representing the engine speed accurately, it's not the
82 Audi Coupe; 85 Coupe GT