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92 Olds 88 Starts only in warm weather or supercharging battery

Somneone else replaced the ignition module; plugs and wires. The plug wiring is in the right order. (But I do not know if the internal coil wiring was done right). The MAF sensor has a broken housing and visibly bent plate (If the ''copper'' metal plate I can see is the sensor plate). The O rings we were told need to be replaced in the fuel injectors. Is that a job I can handle myself with basic tools and a handyman's approach?

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  • wjweimholt Feb 16, 2009

    Any more practical advise, since car is not starting at this time.

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The O rings on the fuel injection system can be tricky to install. the problem is usually during reinstallation the O rings get pinched. It is possible to replace them yourself. but I would take it to a shop if I had to replace them. the MAF sensor being crushed is not good either.

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    Daniel Arellano Feb 18, 2009

    Replace the MAF sensor. I take it you don't get any spark at the spark plugs ? Am I right ? Check the firing order at the coil . The number one coil plug has a mark on it. Crank the engine to see which direction the rotor is running. Clockwise or counter clockwise. then follow the firing order in that direction.

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