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I asked last night but forgot to give engine, 3.1 1994 buick skylark i've changed fuel filter, spark plugs and wires will start(hard)but won't stay running. what next and where is it?

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  • rdrsfan Aug 31, 2008

    the info i've got so far has helped, but not completely solved my problem. i borrowed a friends quick code scanner, but when i get to confirm selections, it tells me the tool needs to be connected.to date i've changed fuel filter,spark plugs & wires,have had the map sensor tested,and put a new idle control valve on. when i put the icv on it will start up easy, but it wont stay running very long.WHERE TO NOW, PLEASE HELP!!!! if you can. THANKS.

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You will need to find out if the fuel pressure and spark are present or not when it stops running.

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