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Old 02-05-2012, 11:09 PM   #1
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93 camaro Lt1 5.7 liter shutting down at random

My 93 camaro Lt1 is shutting down at random times. It is a 6 speed and I'll be driving along and the engine will shut off. If it is in gear driving then it will start right back up like a hiccup. If I am shifting gears or stopped when it shuts down then I just have to start it right back up. It doesn't happen any time in particular, just at random. I'm putting sea foam in it and thinking about replacing the fuel filter and doing some maintanance and see if it fixes it. I just got it a week ago. Besides the filter or dirty fuel lines, or spark plugs, can it be something else? What order should I check?

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When's the last time the optispark was changed?
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When's the last time the optispark was changed?
I got the car 2 weeks ago and I am not sure.
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Check the ICM, coil and optispark connections.
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Check the ICM, coil and optispark connections.
Have you had this problem as well?
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Check the ICM, coil and optispark connections.
Should I be checking the optispark for water damage and rust. I'm going to run some sea foam then change the fuel filter and see how it goes, then I'll get back to this but I appreciate the help.
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check your other thread, im saying bad opti or bad bat/alt
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When you turn on your car kinda move the key back enough before turning off the car.... It can be the ignition switch
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x2 on the ignition switch. When it shuts off it will shut off like a light switch. They fail quite often.
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