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theres no distributor and the firing order for your 3.8 is 1-6-5-4-3-2-the following link shows the coil pack
Buick General Motor 3800 V6 Engine Firing Order DIS IDI ignition timing 3.8 Buick Engine Coil Pack Firing Order Spark Plug Wire Location Which way do the spark plug wires go on & what cylinder is what?
For the Buick V6 231 3.8 liter turbocharged engine:
Firing order:
1 - 6 - 5 - 4 - 3 - 2.
Spark plug wire location on coil pack:
Closest to the back of the car, left to right: 1 - 5 - 3.
Closest to the front of the car, left to right: 4 - 2 - 6.
Spark plug wire location on engine:
drivers side, front to back of car: 1 - 3 - 5.
passenger side, front to back of car: 2 - 4 - 6.
.----and this link shows the coil pack to cylinders
3 8 Buick Turbo Engine Coil Pack Firing Order Spark Plug Wire Location

1987 Buick Regal | Answered on Aug 15, 2015

check the shift level pivot pin in the top of the selector turret on the box.

1987 Buick Regal | Answered on Dec 28, 2014

You may have blown fuses or fusible links. Is the battery charged up now? Make sure of that before proceeding. Do the headlights work? If no, check Fusible link B, located at the starter solenoid-where it picks up power from the positive battery cable at the starter solenoid.

Does the key switch turn on? Do the warning lights and gauges turn on with the key in on position? If no, check Fusible link A at the starter solenoid. Link A supplies power to the ignition switch.

If a fusible link has blown it can be cut out and replaced. It may look burned-it may have bulges in the wire-it protects circuits just like a fuse, but has somewhat different characteristics than a fuse.

Post back wtih what you have so far. Maybe I can help you more?

1987 Buick Regal | Answered on May 25, 2014

Why would you be working on or replacing
something like that on a 27 year old vehicle

Who is going to do that type work & why.

Your just using hand tools & unbolting things that
have to come out or be removed

No step by step instructions for that

I will assume your up to your ears in rust damage, to
the body or axle components & are taking on a restoration

1987 Buick Regal | Answered on Apr 10, 2014

Most cars have the diagrams for vacuum hose routing on a sticker somewhere either on the underside of the hood or in the engine compartment somewhere. If none exists, you'll need a manual for the car to see the complete routing.

1987 Buick Regal | Answered on Jun 25, 2013

Put it somewhere were you don't accidently KILL IT....good luck...

1987 Buick Regal | Answered on Jun 07, 2013

64510fee-4cba-434c-8e76-78dd3cbb1b83.jpgNot sure of your engien size as you didn't say so I went with the most common enegine the 3.8 liter. Again I wasn't sure of what vacuum diagram you needed as the is vacuum for emissions, air conditioning and cruise control. the picture above is for emissions for the 3.8 liter engine. Hope this was what you were needing but if you have a different engine (305 or the 3.8 turbo) you can reply back here with what diagram you needed or the correct engine. Hope this helps...

1987 Buick Regal | Answered on Jun 05, 2013

Have you checked the coil pack and the module to see if they are getting voltage and a ground signal ?

1987 Buick Regal | Answered on Jan 15, 2013

I am assuming you have the 200 4R, I just replaced my tranny fluid on my 87 GN, took about 6.4 quarts. I also have an external tranny cooler and let the tranny drain for about a week.

I would start with 4 quarts and start her up, dont drive anywhere. Keep adding and checking while the car warms up. Every now and then get in and shift through the gears, pausing in each one a few times, ALL GEARS. When the fluid level refisters on the dipstick, take the car around the block slowly at first then fast enough to shift into 2nd, depending on factors 3rd or 4th. Head home and leave engine running, check fluid again and adjust accordingly.

1987 Buick Regal | Answered on Dec 24, 2012

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