Car starts up and runs for 5 seconds but cuts off. Security light stays on. Can it be an ignition problem?

Asked by Jan 30, 2015 at 04:04 PM about the 1998 Chevrolet Lumina

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

3 Answers


is the air filter clean and it the IAC valve good

iT's the key

Their is a modular underneath the rotor cap that allow spark. When it gets hot, it will shut off. The Modular Is About A $15.00 Item. And Can Be Put On By You. Take The Cap Off. Their Is A Black Or Gray Cap. The Rotor. Before Taking The Rotor Off, Mark The Rotor Cap And The Base Of The Ignition Rotor For Proper Replacement. Take Off The Rotor. Their Is A Shiny Metal Modular Activatior That Allow The Rotor To Spark. Replace The Modular. Put The Rotor And Cap On With Proper Alignment.

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