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It wont runvery well goes then just stops and dies aalot

The check engine light came on and it wouldn't go at all then light went of and it will go and stop then die and start right back and flls like its getting no gas then drives fine for few min then stops again

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Check the 02 sensor and the ignition switc.

Posted on Oct 30, 2008

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SOURCE: wont start security light stays on

My girlfriend had the same problem, so we took it to the local dealer in Costa Mesa, CA and were told she needed a new engine to the tune of 5K. We decided to take it to our local mechanic and he discovered that the “ignition control box”, which apparently has the antitheft controls too and shuts the flow of gas to the engine because it thinks its being stolen when it malfunctions, was causing the starting problem. Once, the box was replaced it worked fine. Because the IBC controls antitheft, it will need to be “reprogrammed” be someone that has access to the proper equipment or the dealer. I think the whole thing was about $800 - $900. Sure beats $5,000

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Posted on Dec 04, 2008

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SOURCE: 1996 Olds ciera, V6, Engine dies when put in drive

Try disconnecting the electrical connector at the transmission and see if it stall when you put it in gear. You will get a service engine light, but not to worry, it will go back out once you reconnect.
By disconnecting the wire connector we can tell if it is transmission related.
Good luck, let me know.
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Posted on Mar 08, 2009

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SOURCE: Possible Choke

it would have been helpful if you stated the year of the car but it sounds to me like it is the fuel filter or the fuel pump

Posted on Apr 12, 2009

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SOURCE: Car stumbles,hesitates,loses power on Hwy, randomly

Did you check earth connection of electric system?

Posted on May 10, 2009

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