[200q20v] Freeway madness

Phil Rose pjrose at frontiernet.net
Wed Jan 30 16:06:56 EST 2002

At 2:44 PM -0500 1/30/02, Zoot531 at aol.com wrote:
>    Sorry about the first blank message, i must've pushed enter
>inadvertantly.  Anyhow, I guess i should have knocked on wood when i
>said the 200 was running better than ever...  It was, until i
>decided to pull onto the freeway two days ago.  Zipping up the
>onramp...5000 Rpm in second Gear...the car is really picking up
>speed, and then...a deafening silence.  No thrust whatsoever, no
>stuttering either...just quiet.  so without the means to go on, i
>maneuver to the side of the onramp, check the fuses (all ok) and
>decide to have it towed back to school.  After doing some tests, my
>mechanic finds that there is no spark and the injectors are not
>injecting.  He thinks this is due to a sensor near the bottom of the
>engine block that magnetically measures the rotation of the flywheel
>and tells the respective components when to squirt and zap.  Any
>listers have experience with this issue and-or know the price of
>replacement for this part?

How long since the last timing-belt service? :-(


Phil Rose				Rochester, NY
'91 200q	(130 Kmiles, Lago blue)
'91 200q   (57 Kmiles, Tornado red)
	mailto:pjrose at frontiernet.net

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