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1990 buick century limited

Car will start when cold after reaching operating temp car acts like its starved for fuel and dies wont restart warm. spark good after cool down will start again.

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  • Anonymous Jul 12, 2008

    Same problem. Like to hear answer

  • Anonymous Jul 12, 2008

    Same Issue. No Solution

  • ar307acorn Sep 10, 2008

    my 1991 buick century with 3.3 will start cold & run strong. if ishut it off when warm & restart, i may drive for a short distance & stall, or it may stall right away. it won't start again untill it cools down. today when it did this, i pushed the fuel rail schrader valve & only air came out. i keyed it up & pushed the valve & repeated until fuel came out. then it started & drove great all the way home. it already has a new fuel pump, new fuel pulsator, new fuel filter, new fuel regulator. with all the similar complaints on this site, you'd think someone would have a solution!

  • smileybob200 Oct 19, 2008

    I have a 91 buick century and I drained the gas from the tank and replaced the fuel pump and filter and I still have the same problem. It runs for about ten minutes then starts sputtering and shuts off and I cant start it again for about ten minutes. it acts like it is running out of gas. It is also blowing black smoke out the exaust pipe when it starts sputtering. I would appreciate some input on this since this is my sole transportation on a limited budget and cant afford to replace everything. Thanks Confused???



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Have you tried replacing the pick-up coil?

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