Ignition cutting out

Discussion in 'Electrical Systems' started by Jreid2010, Dec 1, 2017.

  1. Jreid2010

    Jreid2010 New Member

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    Would a distributor (electrical) problem clear up with giving the car gas?
     
  2. 80sz

    80sz Veteran Member

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    Is it a vac advance distributer ?
     
  3. Jreid2010

    Jreid2010 New Member

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    Its a Chevy ready to run MSD set up. No vaccum line is running off of it.
     
  4. 80sz

    80sz Veteran Member

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    Is ground on distributer loose? Have you checked timing when the idle drops?
     
  5. Jreid2010

    Jreid2010 New Member

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    Yes, I’ve checked the ground. reran it directly to the negative on battery post.
    When idol drops it’s missing.
     
  6. Rdobbs1977

    Rdobbs1977 Huge Guns N Roses Fan

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    I too agree with 80sz. Something real quick you could do that might give you a lot of clues is to put a vacuum gauge on there. Were it me, that'd
     

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