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I have a 89 buick skyhawk and it was recently broken down about a year ago and the ignition control module went bad. So i fixed it and it was fine up until about 2 months ago. I drove it daily, has a little anti-freeze leak nothing big and burns a little more oil than most cars but i keep on top of it and it ran great. About 2 months ago it started acting weird and i am unsure why. Bear with me i am unsure how to explain this. After running for about 20 minutes-about time enough for it to start getting real warmed p it would die at stoplights, stop signs, any time i was stopped and i would have to put it in neutral and start it u and rev up my engine the put it back into drive real FAStt before it died. I know not good for it but i HAD to. I didnt drive it but a fw days that way cause i didnt have a choice. anyways, a took it out for a drive about a month ago after my father tried and ajusted the carburator a little to see if it would help he also changed the fuel filter with no luck and the car still died, faster it seemed like. and also that was the time i noticed that i also seemed like when i was pushing the gas when first taking off it seemd like there was no gas then it would **** and kick on. I am desperate with the rising gas prices to get my car back up and running cause im driving a truck now. Can anyone please help???

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SOURCE: 1997 buick le sabre

its the electrical connection at he fuel pump,if this is ok ask if they replaced the strainer on your fuel pump,your fuel pump is inside your gas tank ,you have to drop the tank to service,most fuel pumps are not warrantied if you dont change the strainer,when your car shuts off the sediment on the strainer falls back into the tank,but when you run your car and it sucks up the gas thru the strainer to the pump it clogs the strainer and the fuel pump cant pump,you shoiuld find out if they changed this because your forcing your fuel pump to work harder,was it a new fuel tank or used one that they put in

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SOURCE: 1995 BUICK LESABRE WON'T START

bad fuel pump, or fuel fuse/relay check fuse or relay first

Posted on Sep 27, 2008

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SOURCE: 91 buick regal 3.8 car stalled

I have found the most common part failure issue with the ignition system is the crank sensor, also called by some the TDC sensor.

Posted on Nov 25, 2008

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SOURCE: 1992 Buick Park Avenue - car runs great..when it runs.

The crank sensor is located on the side of crankshaft damper/pulley it mounted on a bracket. However it think that you may have a map-sensor problem that's very common with this vehicle. The crank sensor is not hard to change at all. Good Luck get back in contact if you need more help

Posted on Dec 18, 2008

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SOURCE: 99 Buick Century won't start

spark plugs known problem when cold

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1991-95 1.7L Integra
1990-95 1.8L Integra
1986-89 2.5L Legend
1992-94 2.5L Vigor
1986-89 2.7L Legend
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1991-95 3.2L Legend
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BMW
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1994-95 4.0L 740I
CHRYSLER
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1987-88 1.5L Colt
1992-95 1.5L Eagle Summit
1987-88 1.6L Colt
1989-92 1.6L Eagle Summit
1994-98 2.0L Neon Stratus
1990-95 2.0L Eagle Talon
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1988-92 1.3L Charade
1990-92 1.6L Rocky
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1979-82 1.5L Stranda
1974-78 1.6L 124 Series
1974-78 1.8L 124 Series
1974-78 1.8L 131 Series, Brava
1979-82 2.0L Brava, Spider
FORD
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1981-83 1.6L LN7, Lynx
1984-85 2.0L Escort, Tempo
1993-95 2.0L Probe
1986-88 2.0L Ranger
1984-87 2.0L Lynx, Topaz Diesel
1985 2.2L Ranger
1989-92 2.2L Probe
1986-88 2.3L Ranger
1986-87 2.3L Diesel Ranger
1991-98 4.6L Crown Victoria
GM
1986-95 1.0L Geo Metro
1989-91 1.0L Firefly (CANADA)
1985-88 1.5L Sunburst (CANADA)
1985-89 1.5L Spectrum
1990-93 1.6L Prizm, Storm
1981-84 1.8L Diesel (CANADA)
1982-86 1.8L Buick Skyhawk
1990-98 1.9L Saturn
1987-88 2.0L Buick Skyhawk
1988-95 2.3L Quad Four
1985-87 3.0L Buick
1979-95 3.8L Buick
HONDA
1986-87 1.0L Prelude
1973-78 1.2L All
1973-78 1.3L All
1980-84 1.3L All
1973-78 1.5L All
1985-89 1.5L Civic
1988-95 1.5L Civic, CRX
1993-95 1.5L Civic Del Sol
1979-84 1.5L All
1985-87 1.5L CRX
1993-95 1.6L Civic Del Sol
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1980-82 1.6L All
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1979-83 1.8L All
1986-91 2.0L Prelude
1990-91 2.1L Prelude
1990-95 2.2L Prelude, Accord
1992-95 2.2L Prelude
1995 2.7L Accord
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1995-98 1.5L Accent
1992-95 1.6L Elantra
1993-95 1.8L Elantra
1992-95 2.0L Sonata
1989-91 2.4L Sonata
1990-95 3.0L Sonata
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ISUZU
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1990-93 1.6L Stylus Impulse
1987-89 2.0L Impulse
1981-87 2.2L Diesel Truck
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1991-96 3.2L Trooper Rodeo Amigo
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1988-92 2.2L 626 MX6
1989-93 2.2L Pickup
1988-95 3.0L 929 MPV
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1990-92 1.6L Mirage
1989-95 2.0L Galant Eclipse
1983-86 2.3L Diesel Pickup
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1983-88 1.6L Sentra Pulsar
1987-89 1.8L Pulsar
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1984-95 3.0L Maxima 300ZX Pathfinder
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1985-91 5.0L 928
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1989-94 1.3L Swift
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1984-87 2.4L Pickup
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