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Check engine light comes on and goes off

Auto zone says they cant read the codes unless it stays on car started stalling when at red light or stop sign 1992 buick regal 3.1 new plugs wired trans filter flush fluid oil change tires checked the coil pack help please!

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  • Anonymous Sep 23, 2008

    when starting wont stay running unless i keep my foot on the gas, also stalls at red light or stop sign. and engine light goes on and off

  • Marilyn Mace Feb 16, 2009

    check engine light goes on and off while driving. Motor surges as driving and sometimes while sitting with brake on. Dies or misses out when stopping or moving slowly. Have replaced oxygen senor, but did not help at all. Getting very frustrated

  • mnkid Apr 13, 2009

    My Check Gauges light comes on, goes off, only occasionally. But the gauges are all registering OK readings. The manual says then the problem is electrical. What does that mean? Is something electrical failing, intermittently, or it it maybe a sensor failing? 1992 Regal 3.8.

  • brett hart Sep 30, 2013

    i keep stalling when i start to accelerate slwoly.



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Yes it could be the crank sensor,That would make your car,or truck cut off;That would be the cheapest way to go.

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Try putting somw SEAFOAM into your tank. It either your O2-sensor, or EGR-valve. Alot of the time, SEAFOAM will clean these sensor up????

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    Josh Canaday Feb 11, 2012

    having a similar issue with a 1990 regal 3.1.. the O2 sensor isnt going to cause you engine to stall. only thing its going to do is cause bad mileage and annoying you with a check engine light. EGR's very rarely ever have issues, when they do you can ussually solve the issue by cleaning them up with carb and choke cleaner and a rag. i replaced the fuel system temp sender(not same as gauge sender) and it seemed to help however the car will still eventually die. another cause is ECM's with the number 1228253. they will cause this problem. or the crank sensor could be overheating, if your loosing spark this would cause it. beware of testing ignition moduals... testing doesnt put the same kind of load on it as actually operating in the vehicle. and lastly a bad MAF sensor could cause this issue however it is unlikely..



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