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Old 11-18-2009, 10:24 AM   #1
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Default New Optispark and still doesnt start.

My Grandfather needs some help with his LT1. It is a 1940 Ford with a 96 LT1 motor out of a Corvette. He let the car sit in one of those portable garages last winter and the car has not started since. I think condensation killed the Optispark so we bought a new Optispark and waterpump. It still will not start. It just turns over and doesn't fire. Any other ideas ? Maybe the ignition control Module ?
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ICM would be my first guess, should of tried that and the coil first
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Just put a brand new ICM on and coil. Still wont start. Could it be something to do with the computer ?
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have you checked the fuel pressure
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I have not personally, grandfather might have. I will make sure I check that tonight. thanks.
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Double check all your grounds, the ICM is really sensitive to not having a good ground.
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If you follow this diagnostic you will figure out the problem

http://www.mainstreamtopics.com/foru...p?showtopic=78
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If you follow this diagnostic you will figure out the problem

http://www.mainstreamtopics.com/foru...p?showtopic=78
awesome ! I will use that as well.
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