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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
>Ahhh, how soon they forget. Remember my TFI story? ;-) At least
>yours waited until AFTER the race...
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.