Having problems with your 1988 Chevrolet Celebrity ?

Will start and run but if u turn it off 4 a min it wont start back up new fuel pump filter plugs wires

Posted / edited by AnonymousUser on : 19-04-2021

Answers :

That problem is most likely the ignition module inside of the distributor, and you can remove it and have it tested for free at most auto part stores.
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\015\012The ignition module could also have been damaged by a faulty ignition coil or a damaged distributor cap that allowed secondary voltage to flow over the ignition module, or a shorted pick-up coil inside of the distributor could also have caused the ignition module to malfunction, and in that case you should replace the distributor. (if the ignition module does test out to be alright then the pick-up coil is the next likely culprit)
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\015\012Be sure that if you purchase a new ignition module that it does come with either a silicone grease, or a die-electric compound, and be very certain that you completely cover the metal mounting contact area under the ignition module with that silicone grease or die-electric compound because it is a heat sink and the ignition module will overheat without it, and be very careful that you do not over-tighten the ignition module or it will be damaged.
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\015\012Be sure that you also clean off the mounting surface for the ignition module on the inside of the distributor very well before you install the ignition module, and if installing the old module back into the distributor be sure to obtain either silicone grease or a die-electric compound for it.
If it's slow to turn over the starter is getting heat soaked. buy a high torque starter.
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