Electrical Failure

Asked by Jan 19, 2016 at 01:45 PM about the 1977 Datsun 280Z

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

All electricity suddenly disappears as I am driving along with no warning. Then  
can come back on just as suddenly seconds to hours later.  Currently not
running at all.  Turns over, but, wont start.

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I would start by cleaning the battery terminals and cable ends. Replace the battery cables if they are damaged or loose and can't be tightened.

Already done. All looks and checks fine. Problem has no rhyme or reason. Little Computer failures possibly?

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