• Tiny
  • floman1
  • 1992 Dodge Shadow

Engine Performance problem
1992 Dodge Shadow 4 cyl Front Wheel Drive Automatic 149000 miles

Engine Runs and Stalls suddenly while driving,
Then Starts again after waiting a few minutes or so? It runs smooth at Idle and while driving and it
just stops after driving 10 minutes or more.
Had no previus problems.

Thursday, November 12th, 2009 AT 2:32 PM

1 Answer

  • Tiny
  • ch112063
  • Member

With high mileage quite a few problems may be causing this, but the distributor has a pick-up plate that may cause this. Wiggle its wire and see, while running, or replace. But check the whole secondary plugs, wires, and cap and rotor also. The small little tabs that pass through the pick-up loosen up also. Round plate.
See if it has any engine codes with a scan tool(electronic). Or you can use the key to look at the flashing 'check engine' light in the dash. Ok

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Tuesday, November 17th, 2009 AT 11:00 PM

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