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Offline Sam01

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Car keeps stalling !!!
« on: 25 September 2012, 17:54 »
Car starts fine and idles ok, but after i put it in gear and drive it as im giving it gas it dies on me and my "G" light comes on in the dash ( this only happens when driving the car). The owners manuel says it could the generator or a cooling issue, any ideas on what to do?[/font]

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Re: Car keeps stalling !!!
« Reply #1 on: 26 September 2012, 02:10 »
Hi
It IS normal for the G light to come on when the engine stops
as the generator stops working and the light comes on..
If the engine was still going it would be a problem with electrics OR a broken fanbelt
in which case the engine has to be turned off..
so its just an idle problem... timing, points, or fuel issue...
it shouldn't be anything major as these cars are very well made

cheers

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