On Sun, 7 Apr 1996 SimJaysun@aol.com wrote:
> The car "stalls" randomly once at running temperature. By randomly, I mean
> at any RPM, accelleration rate, etc. It doesn't sputter or cough...there's
> no warning whatsoever. It just dies. Now, I should explain something. When
> it stalls, it doesn;t initially die altogether. The RPM drop to zero, but if
> I take the car out of gear, and turn the key, the starter grinds, indicating
> the engine is actually running. I dont' get it...
> I'm assuming it's something to do with the fuel system ie. fuel pum going
> bad, or some sort of clog in the line, or maybe even an improper float level
> adjustment, but I figured I'd ask for some guidance before I started trouble
Sounds like your tachometer is ceasing to function. Don't you listen for
the engine before trying to restart it? An MG whose engine cannot be
heard running is a new one on me.
Ray Gibbons Dept. of Molecular Physiology & Biophysics
Univ. of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington, VT
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