Buick conks out


Old 04-17-04, 05:44 AM
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Buick conks out

Hi....92 Buick le Sabre...3.8 with air...bought car 3 months ago..100,000 miles...Put 10,000 on it so far.but every so often while driving it will shut down, moter quits suddenly...wait 15 minutes or so and it will start up again...While we wait we try to start periodically but wont fire.....the starter works but wont fire.It has happened 7 times with yesterday beating the record with 3 beakdowns in 1 hour....seams to happen when going about 30 miles an our or less, never happened at hyway speeds Yet......when it failed 3 times the temp was 80 ....any help..

Thanks ..Hunter
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Old 04-17-04, 09:18 AM
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Next time it stalls test for spark and fuel pressure and injector pulse then bring us your findings.It will decide which path to go in diagnoses.
Old 04-17-04, 02:20 PM
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Follow Davo's advice and just be thankful it is staying dead long enough to test. That's usually the tough part when they do this.

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