1992 Oldsmobile 88 Cuts off while driving and won't restart

Tiny
DNELSON7
  • MEMBER
  • 1992 OLDSMOBILE 88
  • 6 CYL
  • FWD
  • AUTOMATIC
  • 112,000 MILES
Intermittent problem where car runs fine for a week and then suddenly cuts off while driving and won't restart for 30 minutes or longer. Technician can't duplicate problem because of intermittent nature. He did say everything looked normal and ignition control module was replaced a year ago. When car won't restart sometimes the symptom is it just won't spark. Other times no sound at all just the dash lights come on and nothing else.
Do you
have the same problem?
Yes
No
Saturday, March 13th, 2010 AT 11:35 AM

1 Reply

Tiny
HMAC300
  • EXPERT
Have your mechanic check the resistance in the crank sensor. It may be high to begin with and gets higher with heat. Causes it to fail until it cools off.
Was this
answer
helpful?
Yes
No
Sunday, March 14th, 2010 AT 6:04 PM

Please login or register to post a reply.

Recommended Guides