Question about 1977 Buick Riviera
Its a 1979 Buick Riviera, they don't have this year selection.... starts but at idle it will die unless I have my foot on gas. I did a radiator flush, oil change, new spark plugs gapped at .60, changed radiator button and its still doing the same thing. Please Help
Sounds like a clogged air or fuel filter but not sure without more information. could also be a dying fuel pump. located in the gas tank.
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
unfortunatly it sounds like you are having issues with the torque converter. it sounds like it is locking up all the time now. this requires the transmission to be taken out to change it i do not know what your experience is so not sure if you have the tools or knowledge to do it yourself.
Posted on Apr 30, 2009
Sounds like you might have an oxygen sensor problem. Your catalytic converter(s) maybe defective or dirty. That in turn can dirty up the oxygen sensor. A defective oxygen sensor will send faulty info to the computer, interpreting the fumes as cold (even when the engine warms up). That causes the computer to adjust the fuel mixture to very rich, giving you poor gas mileage and the fuel smell. Hope it helps.
Posted on Mar 16, 2010
unplug the cam sensor behind the water pump pulley; see if it starts; if it does, shut off engine; replace both cam and crank sensors because crank sensors go out in these engines
Posted on Jul 04, 2010
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