1995 Olds 88 with 3.8L series II engine: engine kills (no spark) after thorough warm-up or will not restart after heat-soak (turned off 20 mins after running). Needs 6 hours cooling to restart. Could a bad cam position sensor do this? It is NOT: cranshaft position sensor, engine control module, ignition control module, coil packs or MAF sensor. Voltage at ICM pink wire (12V power) is good.
have the same problem?
Tuesday, April 12th, 2011 AT 3:39 AM
Bad cam sensor should set a code
check for codes and if any, repair as needed 1st
check if have security system light on and or flashing
if all ok
suspect mem-cal inside PCM
Tuesday, April 12th, 2011 AT 11:19 AM
Check Engine Light does not come on after engine dies. Since the engine block is the slowest thing to cool off, I wondered if the cam sensor might be the culprit. Is it capable of killing engine?