Sick 94 Buick Regal

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Old 05-17-03, 10:41 AM
NHT44
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Unhappy Sick 94 Buick Regal

94 Regal 3.8, 178K miles. Started putting, #2 wasn't firing replaced #2 plug now neither #2 nor #4 are firing. Fire at power pack and with plug out but new plugs did not help. Still running on just 4 cyl. and problem getting worse. Need help ASAP please!
Been a great car uses no oil always ran great.
 
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Old 05-17-03, 02:07 PM
darrell McCoy
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Indications to me are plug wires. Ever replaced them?
 
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Old 05-17-03, 04:03 PM
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Could this possibly be a computer or timing belt problem? Plug fires out of car but makes no difference in running when installed.
 
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Old 05-17-03, 04:31 PM
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Did the engine ever set a code? Asking because a bad/plugged fuel injector can give about the same as you describe. Saw it on a 96 buick recently.
 
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Old 05-17-03, 05:16 PM
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Check engine light is on but has been for a few weeks, mech said there were numerous codes but most likely was A/C
 
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Old 05-17-03, 05:28 PM
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Find someone who can read codes. "Most likely" does not give an answere to the problem. A guy that know whats going on can give you an answere to the codes in a minute. Get them sorted out and you will probably see where the problem really is.
 
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Old 05-17-03, 05:44 PM
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Guess that's a project for monday, thanks!!
 
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Old 05-18-03, 05:07 AM
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Being you have 2 cylinders that are dead I would do a compression check on all cylinders.My reason is you have spark on both and they are right next to each other,possible head gasket problem,have you ever overheated the car?Mileage is getting up there also.I would check that before dumping in any money.Didn't cross any wires did you?
 
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Old 05-18-03, 05:17 AM
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I agree with Davo.
 
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Old 05-18-03, 06:14 AM
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No never overheated to my knowledge, just changed water pump about a month ago.
 
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Old 05-19-03, 09:09 AM
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What was the resolution with getting the codes read? Autozone can do it for you for free.
 
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Old 05-19-03, 09:36 AM
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Hanen't had codes read yet but compression test showed all 6 cylinders within 10% of one another
 
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