Date: Sun, 02 Nov 2003 10:58:53 +0000
From: Grunff <>
Subject: Re: OG 900 T stalls at 3500

BigVan wrote: > I have a '87 900T8 which performs rather nice, but as the winter is > coming following problems have surfaced: > o Engine stalls between 3000 and 4000 with 3rd gear and above, with > 1st and 2nd there are no obivious delays Stalls as in completely cuts out? What do you mean by delays? > o When started up in cold weather it seems to run with three cyls at > first. After heat rises, the problem disappears > o When the engine stalls the electricity does not disappear nor does > the tachymeter die. So what exactly happens? You're driving along, you hit 3500rmp, the engine just dies? Or does it just lose some power? > The spark plugs and wires are quite old, should I change them in the > first place? Definitely, it's not even worth trying to troubleshoot this type of thing with old ignition components. Change the plugs, leads, distributor cap, rotor arm, air filter and fuel filter as a minimum. -- Grunff

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