Question about 1995 Oldsmobile 88
Ok I'm back 95 Oldsmobile Delta 88 3.8 liter 37,000 miles, car still dies going down road and sitting still, sometimes I can start it right back up other times won't start for days. When it gets ready to die it misses and sputters.
I have now replaced the fuel filter, fuel pump, fuel pressure regulator, fuel tank sending unit, throttle position sensor, crankshaft position sensor, and spark plugs. Auto parts store can't read any code because it is a 95.
Please help me I am at a loss as to what it could be, I am about ready to tow to junk yard and have it crushed because I think it is Christine reincarnate.
I have the same problem with my 95 Olds 88. I have changed just about everything I can think of. However, three weekends ago while I was changing the crankshaft position sensor (CPS) I noticed that there was a radiator coolant leak in the small hose just above the sensor. As I traced the coolant stain down the front of the engine I noticed that it flowed directly onto the connector of the CPS. Since I had the front of the engine exposed I went ahead and changed the hose. I also changed the Camshaft pos sensor too. Now the front of the engine stays dry and my car hasn't died for 3 weeks now.
My theory is that the coolant leaked onto the sensor which shorted the output and killed the engine. It would take my car about 30 minutes to recover and start. I figure it took about that long to dry out the connector with the heat of the engine.
Not sure if this is your problem also but it may be worth a check!!
Best of Luck
Posted on Nov 05, 2008
Changed the cam sensor and it did help but did not solve it im thinking it may be the map sensor since it involves sending the spark to the cylinders by the pressure of the intake.
Posted on Oct 30, 2008
Have u thought of changing the map sensor it should be located on the firewall since it does involve the time the car gets its spark plug
Posted on Oct 30, 2008
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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