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RE: BROKE DOWN, need diagnostic.



>Tim Smith wrote:
>> 
>> Hi guys
>>   I raced a northstar caddy at top speed (140).
>> Afterwards while sitting in traffic the car started to sputter bad for
>> awhile (1min.) then dies.
>
>> Let the car sit for an hour, started right up
>> & ran perfect till it warmed up, then sputtered
>> and died. We think it`s a fuel filter.  Any ideas????Remember, NO bad
>> codes.
>
>Ahhh, how soon they forget.  Remember my TFI story? ;-)  At least
>yours waited until AFTER the race...
>
>-- 
>Carl_Morris@StorTek.Com

I'll bet it's the TFI.  TFI overheats - ignition dies.  TFI cools down -
car restarts -  all seems well - No codes.  Perhaps the dielectric
grease between the TFI and distributor has broken down, causing the TFI
to overheat.  The distributor acts as a heat sink for the TFI.

STeve Leiding