sigh.... it's at it again

Michael Dewar - Sun Scotland Mike.Dewar at Sun.COM
Tue Jul 10 15:59:38 EDT 2001

I would check the rotor arm for correct impedance.

On my Coupe GT, when the rotor arm went open circuit I also had to
replace the ignition module which had failed.


> Well, after I fixed my car by changing out the ignition module, life was
> wonderful.  The car was running terribly well, starting up perfectly on the
> first turn of the engine, power was better than I ever remember it, a rose
> garden was growing out of the dash...  wait, that wasn't there.   Anyhow,
> I'm driving home from work yesterday, about 40 minutes into my drive home,
> when I smelled burning resistors.  I think the module is fried again.  The
> car is still running, and starting, but takes two tries now to start the
> car, and it seems a little spt to stumble on occasion.  Nothing huge, but I
> think the thing has started to cook itself again.  So, now I'll have to take
> the glove box out again, and get the thing fixed.   Now, I have to figure
> out also what's causing the module to burn.  I really hate tracking down
> problems like this.  It's why I became a mechanical engineer instead of an
> electrical.....
> It's a good thing that I'm attached to this car...  If nothing else, due to
> the $3000 or so of parts I've put into it in a year and a half......  : (   
> Greg Roa
> Cincinnati, OH
> 86' 4kcsq  (where's the gas can and some matches......?)
> 93' 90 CS
> 83' 944

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