Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: Vancouver, Wa
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Re: Suspected ignition module failure
OK, OK, there's more. If anyone really cares. I was back in the yard at work in the early afternoon today. I had some time so I walked over to my pickup that hadn't started in what, three days? Put the key in the ignition, turned it to "start" and VROOM, VROOM. No hesitation, no excessive cranking, it just started right up and ran perfectly. I actually liked that since it pretty much confirms my suspicions that the ignition module is the problem. I didn't spend $52 on a new module for no good reason.
I say that because that's how bad ignition modules act. Either the engine starts and runs fine or it just won't start at all. I drove the pickup home after work with the thought of installing the new module after I let the engine cool down for a little while. Too bad "a little while" included dinner, a couple drinks, and some TV. I hope my pickup starts in the morning as I have to deliver a load tomorrow. I am
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