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    3.8 SC quits out of the blue then refires soon after,,,Help!

    Well I finally got the car out of the garage to try the fixes several of you have offered!! I replaced the DIS module and the heat transfer grease under it. drove it about 200 miles today under several conditions with 0 problems! A lot has happened this year and never really got to the Comet...
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    3.8 SC quits out of the blue then refires soon after,,,Help!

    Sorry for not reporting back on progress with every ones input. I went through all the grounds and unit mounts then lost a wheel bearing which ruined the axle!! I replaced that and drove it, same prob. I didn't have the correct heat transfer material under the DIS so I had to order from Radio...
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    3.8 SC quits out of the blue then refires soon after,,,Help!

    KMT, thank-you for your detailed answers! I will follow up on these ideas and report back. Too bad I didn't know your in Salem earlier, Went through there with the car a nd our little camper Jan 14 on our way to a California winter holiday, pic on the beach Carsbad CA. The attached is the...
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    Super Coupe Performance/Bill Evanoff

    I too have bought several items from Bill and always had a proper business transaction with him. Seems I may have to buy more stuff too because of my present problem:(, Fred
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    3.8 SC quits out of the blue then refires soon after,,,Help!

    Thanks for the comments 1FSTBRD. The fuel pump will prime if I turn the ignition off and back on as soon as the issue happens making me believe fuel isn't the prob. No I've never run the car at a track with this combo (used to run a 351C 4speed at the drag strip in the 70's,,,, ya I've owned...
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    3.8 SC quits out of the blue then refires soon after,,,Help!

    KMT, by "ready to start" I mean that when I attempt to start it, it either starts or just turns over without firing at all. It has never run in a "limp mode" as I understand the term,(decent enough to get you somewhere) it runs perfect as soon as it starts. No check engine light, stock 64 Comet...
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    3.8 SC quits out of the blue then refires soon after,,,Help!

    Thanks for the reply KMT Well yes I need to get a code reader for sure. I don't have a tack wired into the system. When it's ready to restart it fires right up otherwise just turns over without attempting to fire. Thanks on the engine bay note, it's an older photo have made more updates since...
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    3.8 SC quits out of the blue then refires soon after,,,Help!

    Hey guys recently joined the forum. Back in 06-07 I installed a 1989 3.8 SC 5 speed in my 64 Comet and have enjoyed it immensely! Recently it developed a problem of quitting for no apparent reason. It will quit cruising down the road with no load, let it sit for a few minutes and it refires...
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