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97' grand am starts and stalls ,fuel pressure ok

97' grand am starts and stalls ,it has a 3100 sfi engine and is not showing any codes, any ideas ?

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  • holeshotchri May 11, 2010

    This is intermediate problem, some times the engine runs normal, then other times it just starts runs for a few seconds then stalls.I have replaced fuel filter and checked fuel pressure at 47 psi, with in spec.it seems problem happens after car has been parked at a weird angle, like on a hill.

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I'd go with replacing the fuel filter, especially if it hasn't been replaced. It should be replaced every 12,000-20,000 miles. I would check the fuel pressure also. These 2 items are not monitored by the computer.

Posted on Apr 27, 2010

  • James Milzheimer
    James Milzheimer May 12, 2010

    Just a shot in the dark, I'm wondering if the gas gauge is reading incorrect and it has a lower fuel level than indicated on the gauge? Let me know what you find, it sounds very odd.

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