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How to adjust shift linkage on a Buick grand national

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SOURCE: 1987 Buick Grand National losing power, changed

Symptoms Like this usually point to the Fuel pump.

Also these cars suffer from inferior wiring to the fuel pumps and a substantial Voltage drop is noted between the Fuel pump relay and the Pump harness.

The fix for this is a "Hotwire" Kit

Fuel pump kits with a Hotwire kit are available at numerous Buick performance Vendors but the best stuff in my opinion come from Racetronix,com

You should also change the Prom Chip in the ECM to a modern
Chip from Turbotweak.
This will improve driveability greatly.

HTH

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SOURCE: I have a 1987 Buick Grand National. The drivers

you don`t say where they keep breaking.if its around the bolts then you can use a thicker washer this might help.if the tracking system that the seat slides on then if there is room you might be able to weld a re-enforcing plate to the system where it cracks to stop it.

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Symptoms Like this usually point to the Fuel pump.

Also these cars suffer from inferior wiring to the fuel pumps and a substantial Voltage drop is noted between the Fuel pump relay and the Pump harness.

The fix for this is a "Hotwire" Kit

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