stalling

Asked by Sep 14, 2010 at 06:25 PM about the 1994 Chevrolet Beretta

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I have a 94 Baretta that will shut down after about 3 hours of highway driving, will restart and run about 2 minutes quarter mile or so, shuts down again, restart immediately, same thing, let it set a few hours and it will run but not good,  kicks back, drops a cylinder or 2 if i step into it,  leave it set over nite, gos fine, had the fuel pump and coils checked (scoped engine) says everythings fine.  help

5 Answers

4,435

I guess it would be worth trying to check the spark plugs and spark plug wires or fuel filter does it shut down after taking your foot off the gas pedal? Is it an automatic transmission, the only reason I ask this is that the TCC in an automatic if it goes bad, maybe having trouble unlocking (acting like a manual like press the brake without press the clutch pedal)

5

if the coil packs are fine, check the module (usually attached to the coil pack underneath it) swapping with a known good one will tell you if that is it. if not, it might be the crank sensor. when they get hot if there is a crack in them it swells and the car shuts off. after it cools it will start and run fine until it swells again.

trying to check the coil packs, but cant find them, old school mechanic, retired for several years and do not understand this computerized stuff, was told the coil pack is below the front exhaust manifold faceing the radiator, been all over there and cant find anything except starter and the airconditioning compressor. feel stupid as I dont even know what this coil pack or the crank sensor looks like and cant find pictures of either on here, ast coils I messed with still had a plug type wire coming out of it. Thank you very much.

new plugs, wires all seem good, automatic transmision

95 chevy berate starts run good for about 5-10 minutes.get warm or hot on gage then run ruff idle then dies . Let cool and it will start up and run fine.I put a engine management & Ignition.Still does same also put new inline fuel filter.It never runs hot just normal.Could use some answers.Thank you

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

Beretta

Looking for a Used Beretta in your area?

CarGurus has 18 nationwide Beretta listings and the tools to find you a great deal.

ZIP:

Search Chevrolet Beretta Questions

Chevrolet Beretta Experts

#1 unbelievableny
unbelievableny
Reputation 100
#2 Dan McCaig
Dan McCaig
Reputation 90
#3 goldie11111
goldie11111
Reputation 60
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Chevrolet Camaro
631 Great Deals out of 39,687 listings starting at $2,995
Used Chevrolet Corvette
369 Great Deals out of 20,435 listings starting at $3,688
Used Chevrolet Tahoe
1,086 Great Deals out of 32,099 listings starting at $1,495
Used Ford Mustang
719 Great Deals out of 39,136 listings starting at $1,000
Used Chevrolet Monte Carlo
17 Great Deals out of 1,734 listings starting at $1,695
Used Chevrolet Impala
998 Great Deals out of 36,811 listings starting at $1,800
Used Chevrolet Cavalier
1,376 listings starting at $1,000
Used Pontiac Grand Am
1,718 listings starting at $1,995
Used Chevrolet Caprice
174 listings starting at $10,900

Used Cars For Sale