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1988 Buick Regal | Answered on Feb 27, 2019

Check the ignition bypass resistor that feeds power to the coil. Sounds like its gone bad.

1988 Buick Regal | Answered on Nov 22, 2016

You will need to rent or borrow the tool that releases tension on the serpentine belt.Start by removing the black - battery cable. Then it's just a matter of removing the bolts holding the alternator on the engine. After the alternator is loose, remove the red wire from the alternator.

1988 Buick Regal | Answered on Nov 22, 2016

It is held on by a spring tension clip, use a jewlers screwdriver to release it.

1988 Buick Regal | Answered on Oct 06, 2014

On the crankshaft balancer and timing cover.

1988 Buick Regal | Answered on Aug 31, 2014

if rear view mirror base plate fell off with the rear view mirror. you can go to auto parts store buy rear view mirror repair kit.

1988 Buick Regal | Answered on Jun 02, 2013

Have you checked anything yet ?
Could be the gauge on the dash or the sending unit in the tank.

1988 Buick Regal | Answered on Dec 15, 2012

when you turn the key to the start positoin do you hear the fuel. and do you know if you got any spark?https://www.facebook.com/TedsRepairs link to my garage

1988 Buick Regal | Answered on Dec 01, 2012

You need to run an electronic engine control fault code test first, then diagnose the codes received on that test. Follow this link to learn how to do this test on your car.

1988 Buick Regal | Answered on Oct 19, 2012

Sounds like a relay or coil failing.
To proceed you would need to find out if you are loosing spark to the plugs or fuel pressure to the injectors when it won't start.

1988 Buick Regal | Answered on Sep 24, 2012

there is a set screw holding it on usually a small allen head or star bit

1988 Buick Regal | Answered on Sep 06, 2012

As you are standing in front of the car, the coils and module should be under the exhaust manifold in front of you. You can follow the plug wires to find them. You may have to remove the cooling fan to gain access.

1988 Buick Regal | Answered on Aug 25, 2012

suspect the fuel pump or the gauze filter on the bottom fuel of the fuel pick up pipe as this age vehicle could have a metal petrol tank and they corrode inside and deposit rust that gets caught up in the filter

1988 Buick Regal | Answered on May 26, 2012

cap, rotor and wires, sounds like they might be needed here.

1988 Buick Regal | Answered on Mar 03, 2012

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