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1999 astro dead

Post by Chevyhulk » Thu Oct 20, 2016 11:11 am

was driving along last week. back fired and died. replaced cap and rotor. and cam sensor under the cap.
got spark going into the cap but nothing coming out.
also don't have 5 volts at the ignition. i did the passlock override by connecting the yellow to the orange/black wire.
I'm completely lost. HELP

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Re: 1999 astro dead

Post by Mmusicman » Thu Oct 20, 2016 3:17 pm

Just curious... have you checked to see if you have fuel pressure?
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Re: 1999 astro dead

Post by Chevyhulk » Thu Oct 20, 2016 3:40 pm

It stinks of gas. So I got gas. I don't have spark coming out of distributor

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Re: 1999 astro dead

Post by justice » Fri Oct 21, 2016 12:19 am

ignition module?
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Re: 1999 astro dead

Post by ihatemybike » Fri Oct 21, 2016 12:56 pm

Chevyhulk wrote:It stinks of gas. So I got gas.
That doesn't mean squat. If the pump isn't pressurizing the fuel enough, the vehicle won't start.

I've used pumps that wouldn't start the vehicle any longer to pump out the tank before putting in the new pump.

Replace with ACDelco/Delphi pumps only, unless you really enjoy replacing pumps.
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Re: 1999 astro dead

Post by Chevyhulk » Fri Oct 21, 2016 3:30 pm

Ignition module is good. I don't have 5 volts at the key. That is the problem. Don't know why that is.

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Re: 1999 astro dead

Post by AstroWill » Fri Oct 21, 2016 11:47 pm

Chevyhulk wrote:got spark going into the cap but nothing coming out.
So the coil is firing, but it's not getting to the plugs, sounds like you found your problem.

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Re: 1999 astro dead

Post by Chevyhulk » Sat Oct 22, 2016 4:12 pm

The problem is that spark goes into the cap but doesn't come out. Now how do I fix that? Thats the real problem.

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Re: 1999 astro dead

Post by AstroWill » Sat Oct 22, 2016 5:56 pm

If it has the proper wires going to/from the proper cap, through the proper rotor then it should be working fine. Something along those lines is non functional.

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Re: 1999 astro dead

Post by Chevyhulk » Sat Oct 22, 2016 6:00 pm

From what I've read the passlock Alarm can kill a vehicle. Just died driving down the road

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