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- 01-13-13 01:39 PM #1Cadillac Owners Member
- Automobile(s): 88 Eldorado Biarritz
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- Jan 2013
HELP CANT GET CADI TO START or STAY STARTED
I have an 88 Eldoarado.....I was parked with the car running and it just died......managed to get it started again, got it home and it wouldnt start again....kept trying and it started.....tried finding the codes..E021 is the code that came up....no distributor signal......okay...so thought we would go cheapest route first and replace the cap and roter.....one of the plugs that is attatched to the distributor broke...(the plastic casing) managed to get it back in but still wouldnt start.....then went out next morning and it started......Afraid to drive it as I dont want to get stuck somewhere....do I need to replace the distributor instead and if so can I do this myself....heard I needed special C wrench or something which I dont have......HELP PLEASE only vehichle I have and need to get it started and stay starting!!!!!!