Join Date: Apr 2002
Location: Camp Lejeune, NC
I'm having a problem with my 305, 89 IROC, which I think is an easy fix... and logical... however a friend of mine disagrees.
In coming off the start, full accel. the vehicle seems to jump, stall (completely shuts off), then immediately starts back up again as if it never stopped at all. It will do this always from the start, and never in mid-drive. My thoughts were (because of the total failure of electricals, radio/clock/CD player all shut off, it's an alternator issue). A friend of mine is an avid car enthusiast and having rebuilt a 68 Nova, I assume he has some good insight. He was clueless. He doesnt think it's an alternator issue, but can't explain it.
Any suggestions? I dont want to "bring it in" if it's something easily fixable, but I'm not completely sure of the trouble.
"Check Engine Light" stays on (mechanic having stated that it's faulty and nothing is wrong)
Radiator recently replaced
Valve seals needing replacement
Had to replace battery 3 months after purchase of the battery (brought it in and they said the battery couldnt hold a charge)
All help is appreciated.