View Full Version : power cuts out

08-08-2007, 09:59 AM
This morning my 89 sc kept cutting out when I put on the breaks or rolled the windows up/down. It finally died in the parking lot when I put the breaks on. for about 5 sec the car had no power at all the solenoid didn't even click then it started up like normal. Any thoughts? Battery is less than a year old maybe the alternator?

08-08-2007, 02:15 PM
Sounds like you have a bad connection somewhere. Check your grounds and your positive cables at all points that they make contact. Also, do a voltage drop test and see what you have. measure at both the ~~~ and neg terminals, then move the ~~~ lead to the ~~~ clamp and see how it drops. Then put the lead back on the ~~~ term and the neg lead on the clamp. This will let you know where you may have a bad connection. You can move the leads around the wires and look for a bad connection this way.

08-08-2007, 03:43 PM
a connection might be it. I first thought it was the cam sensor but the tach jumps up the rpm band and not down

09-18-2007, 12:25 AM
ever find the problem?