[MSCW list] 1988 RX 7 stalling problem

Bryan Blackwell bryan
Wed Sep 10 15:22:17 CEST 2014

Hi Terri,

This sounds more like an electrical issue to me.  I think you're on the right track to check the battery cables first, I'd also look at the other end to be sure there isn't corrosion.


On Sep 10, 2014, at 8:17 AM, Terri Benton via MSCW <mscw at mscw1.com> wrote:

> Yesterday I was sitting waiting for my turn to turn left on a slight uphill
> with about 20 cars behind me and no shoulder. The car stalled and when I
> tried to start it I got nothing. No click, no nothing.  I raised the hook to
> see if the battery cables had come loose (happened years ago) but it was
> fine. Got back in and it started just fine. A while later it did it again
> at a red light. I waited a minute and tried again and it started normally.
> So I had to put the emergency brake on every time I stopped and rev'd her to
> keep the idle up . ANYBODY have an idea what could be wrong. We have to take
> a trip to SE Va in a few days for a family funeral and afraid we may have to
> rent a car.  FYI.the car had a tad less than quarter of a tank of gas. Any
> possibility there was dirt/sludge? I got gas on the way home. I will be
> driving it locally today and am paranoid.

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