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Well.... here is an interesting one for you guys.

Last night the DC C6 stalled leaving on a green light. I thought it was weird as hell, considering I didn't think I was bad on the clutch action. So, I put the clutch in, pushed the button and it started right up.

Once I got the clutch out and was in the intersection I got on it, foot to the floor in 1st, about 40 mph or so the car literally died (for no reason), the headlights dimmed out, the car was obviously stalling (losing power) and it felt like it was falling flat on it's face. :huh:

I lifted off the throttle, and the only way to describe it is the car woke back up and it didn't stall... and the headlights re-illuminated. :huh:

I looked at my passenger with a real "what the ****?" look, and it was agreed that that was pretty ****ing weird thing to happen.

I checked the terminals on the battery, tight as can be. The car had nearly a full tank of fuel, so no fuel starvation... and has otherwise been running great.

Any ideas at all????
 

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i am probably TOTALLY off but its worth a try

maybe a belt slipped? how did the car drive after that?
 

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i am probably TOTALLY off but its worth a try

maybe a belt slipped? how did the car drive after that?
Car is driving normally, no re-occurance. But, I can't help but feel the two events (the stall at the light, then the near stall under acceleration) are connected in some way.
 

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Car is driving normally, no re-occurance. But, I can't help but feel the two events (the stall at the light, then the near stall under acceleration) are connected in some way.
sorry i cant help bro

im sure someone will be able to tell u exactly whats wrong:thumbsup:
 

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Well.... here is an interesting one for you guys.

Last night the DC C6 stalled leaving on a green light. I thought it was weird as hell, considering I didn't think I was bad on the clutch action. So, I put the clutch in, pushed the button and it started right up.

Once I got the clutch out and was in the intersection I got on it, foot to the floor in 1st, about 40 mph or so the car literally died (for no reason), the headlights dimmed out, the car was obviously stalling (losing power) and it felt like it was falling flat on it's face. :huh:

I lifted off the throttle, and the only way to describe it is the car woke back up and it didn't stall... and the headlights re-illuminated. :huh:

I looked at my passenger with a real "what the ****?" look, and it was agreed that that was pretty ****ing weird thing to happen.

I checked the terminals on the battery, tight as can be. The car had nearly a full tank of fuel, so no fuel starvation... and has otherwise been running great.

Any ideas at all????
I had an “event” on my c6 coupe during a recent road trip where the car just seemed to “reset” for no apparent reason. I was coasting downhill so I didn’t notice any power loss if it was present, but the entire electrical system reset, the HUD, the gauges, the navigation, and the radar detector. Not sure if this is what you experienced or not, but seems similar. I have had no reoccurrence or anything similar happen since. (This was about 1.5 months and 2k miles ago) It was as if one of the computer systems crashed and the car just “rebooted itself” Anyways, I am interested to see what others have to say or what you find out with yours. I wish I had more to offer :huh:
 

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the problem is obvious, the DC Z has been telling the DCC6 how you've treated it like a cheap dirty whore so now the DC C6 is having a bitch fit about the whole floor me when ever you want business. my advice is to separate the two at night and get the DC C6 used to being "banged" on a daily basis.


on a serious note i have no idea, traction control?
 

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the problem is obvious, the DC Z has been telling the DCC6 how you've treated it like a cheap dirty whore so now the DC C6 is having a bitch fit about the whole floor me when ever you want business. my advice is to separate the two at night and get the DC C6 used to being "banged" on a daily basis.
:rolling: :rolling: :rolling:
 

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Had you just filled up? Maybe you got some bad gas.
 

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Sounds like a Ghost in the BCM. When I had my alternator problems my car shifted into some kind of limp in mode. It wouldn't go full throttle and as the battery drained systems were pulled off line to keep the motor running.

:cheers:
 

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Back in the old days an event like this was usually traced to the electronic ignition box.

I can't tell ya how many my dad and I replaced due to intermittant shutting off, or engine missing.

But in todays cars, :huh: only a computer will tell you for sure.

Rick
 

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I had a similar problem on my S10 years ago. It was the battery ground on the tranny. The dealer had done some tranny work and forgot to tighten the electrical connection. Get this...when the hood was up, it would start. When it was down, intermittent as all get out and wouldn't start. The hood was supplying the ground via the accessory wire at the battery. Somehow the ground was better with the hood up. So, check the wires at places other than the battery. Besides that, computer problems?

I assume once the car is running, the alternator would supply the power, so I doubt the battery connection would make a difference. Maybe a connection common with both the alternator battery?
 

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It sounds computer related, I'm not suprised to hear it has reset itself and the problem has not resurfaced. Pull any codes?:huh:
 

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I had an “event” on my c6 coupe during a recent road trip where the car just seemed to “reset” for no apparent reason. I was coasting downhill so I didn’t notice any power loss if it was present, but the entire electrical system reset, the HUD, the gauges, the navigation, and the radar detector.
Bro, that sounds VERY much like it did but I lost engine power too. If you weren't "foot to the floor" when it happened, you may not have noticed the power loss.

It all happpened quick so I couldnt observe everything that was happening... but that

Did Bill Gates write the software??:huh:
 

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:huh:

Hope you get it figured out by the 17th. Or else I'll have to ride with someone to EVS :lookinup:
Oh, both the cars will be there, don't you worry. I just have matching piece of **** Corvettes now. :laughing:
 
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