Date: Sat, 15 Sep 2001 12:33:59 GMT From: Marknopsamgill.org Subject: Re: 97 900s Engine cuts out
On Sat, 15 Sep 2001 12:52:14 +0100, "Wells" <davidnopsamog.demon.co.uk> wrote: >Hi >I have a 97 900s which drives fine for a bit and then the engine cuts out, >the rev counter drops straight to zero when this happens indicating some >kind of electrical fault. All the electrics seem ok but it wont start for >ten minutes, the engine turns over but it will not fire. After 10 minutes >everything returns to normal. >Any ideas? >Regards >David Wells > > I don't have my workshop manual to hand atm, but on my 82 900, there's a relay (little black square thing in fuse box) that I use as an engine immobiliser by removing thus making engine starting inoperable. It could possibly be this relay that is begining to break down.