Main Menu

engine suddenly quits

Electrical

Vehicle Information: Model: 911 SC; Year: 1983; Body Type: Convertible; Total Mileage: 42000;

This 911 has been very reliable until yesterday. The car had been idling for about 2 minutes, then unexpectedly stopped as if the ignition key had been turned off. No coughing or sputtering. It started immediately, and I drove about a quarter mile and again it just stopped. I drove back without a problem.Tonight I started to diagnose the problem, but the car idled fine for a good 15 mintues, and also ran a mile or so without problems.Alan Caldwell covered this subject on 9/11/2002 regarding a Carrera - noting that these problems are usually electrical or fuel. I had a very similar problem many years ago on my 914, where the fuel pump relay contact was corroded. But I am not very familiar with the 911 electrical system.Can anyone provide advice on this subject specific to the 911 SC? Thanks.

You must log in to view answers associated with technical questions. Join PCA to participate in our community.
No votes yet