Rev limit/wont start


Teggyb18a
01-27-2010, 09:54 AM
So it all started when my car would rev out at 3500 rpm's even if pedal was in all the way. I checked plugs, had oil in them. I changed plugs cleaned all oil out put new plug/valve cover gasket on.. Still had same problem.. I started lookin at my dizzy, im gettin all spark out of my wire's and everything to me it seems to be working fine ( im not 100% car smart ) I also do have msd on my car.. I pulled that plug off my dizzy and it was cacked with white shit. Looks almost like batter acid would. Now my car wont even start, sounds like it wants to, seems like its gonna but just wont. help please?? =(

CJ0717
01-27-2010, 10:07 AM
So it all started when my car would rev out at 3500 rpm's even if pedal was in all the way. I checked plugs, had oil in them. I changed plugs cleaned all oil out put new plug/valve cover gasket on.. Still had same problem.. I started lookin at my dizzy, im gettin all spark out of my wire's and everything to me it seems to be working fine ( im not 100% car smart ) I also do have msd on my car.. I pulled that plug off my dizzy and it was cacked with white shit. Looks almost like batter acid would. Now my car wont even start, sounds like it wants to, seems like its gonna but just wont. help please?? =(

1st off when you were revving the car were you driving it or was it in park? Most vehicles have a rev limiter which will cut out between 3500 and 4000 rpm so you don't destroy the engine.
2nd what in the world is a "dizzy" and what is a plug/valve cover gasket.
Regardless is the problem that the engine won't rev in Park or Nuetral above 3500rpm? If so it won't due to the rev limiter.

Teggyb18a
01-27-2010, 10:11 AM
So it all started when my car would rev out at 3500 rpm's even if pedal was in all the way. I checked plugs, had oil in them. I changed plugs cleaned all oil out put new plug/valve cover gasket on.. Still had same problem.. I started lookin at my dizzy, im gettin all spark out of my wire's and everything to me it seems to be working fine ( im not 100% car smart ) I also do have msd on my car.. I pulled that plug off my dizzy and it was cacked with white shit. Looks almost like batter acid would. Now my car wont even start, sounds like it wants to, seems like its gonna but just wont. help please?? =(

1st off when you were revving the car were you driving it or was it in park? Most vehicles have a rev limiter which will cut out between 3500 and 4000 rpm so you don't destroy the engine.
2nd what in the world is a "dizzy" and what is a plug/valve cover gasket.
Regardless is the problem that the engine won't rev in Park or Nuetral above 3500rpm? If so it won't due to the rev limiter.

Car's 5 spd. "dizzy" distributor sorry.. valve cover gasket and the seals that go in ur valve cover for ur spark plugs... car wont rev past 3500 in any gear driving sittin anything. now wont start

DownToGround
01-29-2010, 03:37 PM
its the igniter inside the" dizzy " ive replaced hundreds of them..or other words known as icm

Teggyb18a
01-30-2010, 01:46 PM
its the igniter inside the" dizzy " ive replaced hundreds of them..or other words known as icm


so best bet buy new distibutor?

DownToGround
02-02-2010, 12:47 PM
could also be your coil ( both in the distributor ) a new distributor exceeds the cost of a new coil and igniter, (which can be replaced seperately) but easier to swap out.. probably the igniter tho.

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