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98 calivier hotter it gets crappier it runs.

My 98 cavi runs great for about 5 minutes. Then starts stumbling at stops. It losses power the longer I drive untill it bearly stays running.

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  • steelduff Jun 18, 2009

    thank both for input

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I have serviced this problem before. With engine hot unplug the coolant temp sensor, Located on the thermostat housing (there may be two).If the car begins to improve with sensor unpluged replace the sensor probe( both if two).
DO NOT drive car with sensors unplugged, car will overheat.

Posted on Jun 18, 2009

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    Stan Cather Jun 18, 2009

    complete tune up was done as an attempt to cure this problem.

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Try fuel filter first. Let me know, and we'll go from there.

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