RE: [DML] 2653 Stalled out on the highway this morning............
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RE: [DML] 2653 Stalled out on the highway this morning............



In my similar experience, contamination in the fuel tank clogged the
fuel pump screen.  Within about 30 minutes the check valve ha slowly
leaked back enough to relieve the suction holding all the debris to the
screen, and it floated away loose, so the car could run again.  DMCH
diagnosed the problem over the phone with me while I waited.  Sure
enough, the ca eventually started and ran, and when I cleaned out the
tank (again) there was considerable debris both in the filter screen,
and the tank.

 

Tom

 

From: dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf
Of Hank
Sent: Monday, May 05, 2008 6:33 AM
To: dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: Re: [DML] 2653 Stalled out on the highway this
morning............

 

I had pretty much the identical experience happen to me a few years ago
on
the NJ Turnpike.

I was able to pull off to the side, and a while later, the car started
up
and ran fine.

It turned out to be a bad/corroded connector on the ballast resistors
which
was flaking out.

-Hank

> As I am driving down the highway (doing the precise speed limit of
course
> ;)
> ) I felt a sudden jolt... sort of like I ran something over. Then a
> smaller jolt. Then the car started to lose power. By the time I got
into
> the right lane and then the breakdown lane the car had shut off.
> I tried starting it back up immediately and then after two minutes....
no
> dice.
> After ten minutes I tried again and she fired right up. Was a wee bit
> rough
> at first but then once she got going there were no further problems.
>

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