Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: Parker Colorado
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If you have a 2.4 Sky then you got a good deal if the car is in reasonably good condition
there are many examples of NA Solstice and Sky's going strong well into 200k miles.
You have a new to you car. You need to learn its condition and also get used to how the car acts.
Your current issue could be any number of items. Water in the fuel, failing battery, bad cables, bad engine ground, failing fuel pump, etc.
You can get help from the forums but first we need more information. Check the codes and any warning indicators on the dash and share them.
Check the obvious things. Check the fuel. It could be bad or old or even contaminated. The in tank components need a gas treatment to prevent corrosion.
Check the oil level and look for water or fuel contamination. Get the oil changed. I personally recommend full synthetic oil.
Pull the battery cables and inspect them. Lube them up dielectric grease and make sure they are installed properly and tight.
Check the engine ground. It is on the top of the engine toward the front of the head. Pull off the plastic cover and the insulation and you will find it.
Open and inspect the fuses for condition. There are fuses and relays in the engine bay, right side at the firewall. Pop the top and take a look. Depending on where the car has been living, check for condition of the fuse connection. Pull a few and look at them to see if they are corroded. Do the same for the BCM fuses. They are under the passenger carpet in front of the seat at the firewall. Grab the top forward edge of the carpet and pull to the rear. You will see the structure that holds the carpet and protects the BCM. Lift it out, its held in place with Velcro. You can then access the rest of the fuses there.
When you have the engine cover and insulation removed, inspect the ignition coils for condition and connections.
Try to get the codes for us so we can help more.