[V8] Engine Speed sensor???
ron_01056 at yahoo.com
Thu Jan 31 13:55:39 PST 2008
Kneal, I had a no start a while back with the ol Pearl
beast & it turned out that the Bosch plugs I was using
were not rated cold enough for the conditions. Weather
the previouse week was nearer 40 deg's......& in a
week it went to minus deg weather.
I dropped in 8 OE dealer plugs & it fired rite up.
Mind you the Bosch plugs I had in there beforehand
were only 500 miles old.
Funny conclusion to the plugs is.....I saved
them....since they only had 500 miles on them. So I
had the chance to reuse them on a friends car after I
did a motor swap & cut to a cold Maine morn the car
wouldn't start...I told the guy to yank the plugs, (at
this time I had talked to Keith about a cheaper
alternative to the expensive OE dealer plugs & he said
to use Autolight 103's)...so when the guy called me I
told him, as I noted above...yank the plugs & put some
AL 103's in. Well the car fired rite up. I told the
guy to toss those Bosch plugs in the Ocean!
Just a long winded thought.
--- Kneale Brownson <knealeski at sbcglobal.net> wrote:
> Have a no-start with V8 #1. It's been below zero
> (F) and single digits, and the car has a new
> battery. Starter spins the engine pretty well.
> Starter Fluid doesn't make it catch. Tack doesn't
> move. Does this mean a bad engine speed sensor? I
> replaced both of them several years ago when the
> ignition reference sender gave us hot start fits.
> Probably only 15-20K miles since.
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