Jump to content
×
×

Welcome to RennTech.org Community, Guest

There are many great features available to you once you register at RennTech.org
You are free to view posts here, but you must log in to reply to existing posts, or to start your own new topic. Like most online communities, there are costs involved to maintain a site like this - so we encourage our members to donate. All donations go to the costs operating and maintaining this site. We prefer that guests take part in our community and we offer a lot in return to those willing to join our corner of the Porsche world. This site is 99 percent member supported (less than 1 percent comes from advertising) - so please consider an annual donation to keep this site running.

Here are some of the features available - once you register at RennTech.org

  • View Classified Ads
  • DIY Tutorials
  • Porsche TSB Listings (limited)
  • VIN Decoder
  • Special Offers
  • OBD II P-Codes
  • Paint Codes
  • Registry
  • Videos System
  • View Reviews
  • and get rid of this welcome message

It takes just a few minutes to register, and it's FREE

Contributing Members also get these additional benefits:
(you become a Contributing Member by donating money to the operation of this site)

  • No ads - advertisements are removed
  • Access the Contributors Only Forum
  • Contributing Members Only Downloads
  • Send attachments with PMs
  • All image/file storage limits are substantially increased for all Contributing Members
  • Option Codes Lookup
  • VIN Option Lookups (limited)

J. Kousczi

Members
  • Content Count

    2
  • Donations

    $0.00 
  • Joined

  • Last visited

Community Reputation

0 Neutral

About J. Kousczi

  • Rank
    Member

Profile Fields

  • From
    Fountain Valley, CA, USA
  • Porsche Club
    No
  • Present cars
    1982 911SC
  1. J. Kousczi

    Distributor Pulse Generator Fault?

    Thanks for the welcome! I have verified that lack of fuel is not the problem, it is an electrical issue. I am hoping that someone familiar with electronic ignition pickup failure weighs in to answer the specific questions posted above.
  2. Greetings, I have a 3.0L 1982 911 SC which recently has begun to stall when under power. The engine suddenly dies; it turns over and cranks ok but does not fire up to be restarted. After several hours it starts just fine and continues to run. The engine is otherwise strong and smooth, but the unpredictable stalling - not fun. The battery and engine grounding locations have been brushed clean and the coil has been replaced. I believe the problem is a faulty distributor pulse generator: with the ignition on and cranking, there is no voltage between the distributor pulse wire shielding and the distributor pulse input. Moreover, a volt-ohmmeter shows continuity between the two conductor wires from the distributor. Questions: Is my suspicion correct about failure in the electronic ignition pickup? However, if there is no voltage pulse detected during testing, how is it that the engine still starts and runs after the connector is mated back to the CDI control module? Would one expect to find continuity between the shielding and pulse wire, or is this another indication of a pulse generator problem? A replacement distributor is a considerable outlay, and I want to make sure I have the right diagnosis. The distributor P/N is 0 237 304 016. Thanks in advance!
×

Important Information

We have placed cookies on your device to help make this website better. You can adjust your cookie settings, otherwise we'll assume you're okay to continue.