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Symptoms Of A BAD Ignition Control Module. The following are usually the most common symptoms of a BAD ignition control module on this type of GM distributor mounted ignition control module: The car (or truck, or mini-van, or van) will Crank but NO START. No spark coming from any of the spark plug wires.

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Ignition module failure is no joke because it often leaves you stranded. The complaint is the engine cranks normally, but does not start. The cause of an ignition control module failure is often associated with age and damage from heat buildup.

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Page 1 of 3 : How to Test the GM Ignition Control Module (1995-2005). Symptoms of a BAD Ignition Module and Ignition Coil. Basic Operating Theory. Ignition Control Module (ICM) Circuit Descriptions. Ignition Coil Circuit Descriptions.

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Symptoms of a bad ignition module are sudden engine stalling or power loss while the car is in motion, engine stuttering accompanied by a smell of gasoline and an inability to restart the engine following a stall. Decreased gas mileage is also a sign of a compromised ignition module. Ignition module failure can be caused when the unit overheats.

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A vehicle's ignition module controls the timing and functioning of spark plugs. The vehicle's performance is affected if the sparks plugs misfire or stop producing a spark. There are several signs that indicate an ignition module is bad.

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Hello, Generally an ignition module failure, which is actually rare on the 3800) will cause a cut and dry loss of spark therefore the ability to run. More often than not, it is the terminals at the icm connector that are the issue. You've replaced several parts however you didn't mention the symptoms you are chasing.

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Usually a bad or failing ESC module will produce a few symptoms that can alert the driver of a potential issue that should be serviced. 1. Engine performance issues. One of the first symptoms of a problem with the ignition module are engine performance issues. If the ignition module fails or has any problems it can lead to performance issues ...

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A bad ignition module is usually characterized by several frustrating symptoms. A classic example is when the engine will start, but when it gets hot, the ignition module's electrical properties ...

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Symptoms of a bad ignition switch include failure of the engine to turn over when the key is turned to the "start" position and failure of the radio or headlights to work when the key is in the "on" position. They also include a car that stalls out frequently when idling and an ignition switch that is very hot to the touch.

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If your GM car is stumbling at WOT, or appears to be "missing" it could be your ignition control module. I was replacing parts left and right (car needed them anyway) but after shooting this video ...