CPS issue...update

Bernie Benz b.benz at charter.net
Wed Apr 18 18:59:23 EDT 2007

On Apr 18, 2007, at 3:22 PM, Sean Coriaty wrote:

> Northern European Automotive in Concord, NH diagnosed the  
> following: 1)
> Broken flywheel pin; and 2) Distributor "full of oil".

Don’t replace the distributor because it’s full of oil. No oil seal  
on the dist. shaft, and oil will migrate up the shaft if there is  
excessive crank case back pressure. Clean your crankcase breather  

> NEA will replace those parts (and install a new clutch kit and e-brake
> cables), get it running, then see if the exhaust manifold still glows.
> Guessing it is possible that the stealer broke the pin off the  
> flywheel,
> since they were in that area when they incorrectly diagnosed the  
> CPS to be
> the no-start problem.  But unfortunately I have no way to prove it  
> true or
> false.
> Yes, Bernie, this will break the bank.  Not all of us have the  
> luxuries
> of time and location to do major auto repairs.
> Sean in NH
> '91 avant
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