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In cold weather, car floods when trying to start

1989 Buick Lesabre: In cold weather, car floods when trying to start

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Ncc-1701-d do not listen to this guy. This car is fuel injected. NO CARBURETOR! it's a throttle body! Do not mash pedal at all when starting car anytime. Engine light on? May be a problem with the Idle air control valve or the map sensor check the vacuum hose that goes to the map sensor. Check for vacuum leaks also. Check the three way connector on the hose from the cruise servo to vac. source. reply. 3800 or 3.8 these are two different motors.

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Hold pedal to the floor when starting, have carb checked out.

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I have a 2000 Buick lesaber when the weather is hot it won't start. When the weather is cold it start right up


Visit the on-line store, know as reliable-store, they have the repair manuals. I'm sure you will get the solution of your problem.
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Oct 21, 2016 | 2000 Buick LeSabre

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1994 Buick Lesabre calls for a 160 or 180 degree thermostat


that is the opening temperature for the thermostat
it opens at 160 degrees which is good for hot weather operation or another with 180 degrees which is good for cold weather operations
The differences is 160 opens sooner to start coolant circulation to keep operating temperature low where the 180 keeps shut and allows the operating temperature to rise up as soon as it open the cold air will quickly cool the coolant.

Feb 28, 2015 | 1994 Buick LeSabre

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Problems starting in hot weather


remove gas cap in hot weather and see if it starts better. if it does its an emissions/purge issue

Mar 15, 2012 | 1989 Buick LeSabre

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89 Buick Lesabre wont start - it is not the battery - Is it the starter of a bad chip in the key. Is there a way to tell?


1989 buicks did not have a chip in keys. get someone to use a remote strter switch(which you can buy at a parts store). follow instructions. if it doesn't start; try there.

Sep 01, 2009 | 1989 Buick LeSabre

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Fuel problem


Clean battery cables. Check crank sensor, next time it will not start pour water on the sensor and if it cranks you will know what to replace.

Apr 14, 2009 | 1989 Buick LeSabre

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97 buick lesabre cold weather starts


Well you could hook up a battery charger. Or if you have another vehicle and jumper cable you could try to jump it. If it starts with the jump then it is most liklely your battery.

I used the decision that it is real cold

Jan 16, 2009 | 1997 Buick LeSabre

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Cold weather starts


Your going to need a new battery. This is the simplest fix for the issue. I would also recommend a block heater. Certain models of these basically get mounted inline with your coolant hoses and they constantly heat and circulate your antifreeze so your car is instantly warm when you start it. They do have to be plugged into an electrical outlet but they are worth it in very cold weather.

Just don't forget to unplug them before you leave with the car :)

But for now sounds like the only thing you really need is a new battery. As much as i hate to say it walmart has some pretty good deals on batteries and they usually don't charge to put them in. Worth it especially when its cold.


Jan 16, 2009 | 1997 Buick LeSabre

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Where is the blower fan located on 2003 buick lesabre


try tightened the belt or check for rips then replace otherwise tighted should solve the problem

Dec 18, 2008 | 2003 Buick LeSabre

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