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Have you done a back pressure test on it? If you have no idea what I'm talking about, unbolt exhaust at heads or before the catalitic converter/converters. Try starting then driving it then. If that solves your problem, your catalitic converter/converters are clogged.
on Sep 20, 2008
My 1983 260 olds is
Remove the distributor and check the gear at the bottom for missing teeth. Check for excessive play in the distributor shaft. If it checks out, Re-install the distributor and place a socket at the crank bolt. With the dist. cap off, rotate the engine backwards. While watching the rotor, see how far you have to rotate the engine before the rotor moves. If it seems like a long way, replace you timing set. You may have a severely stretched timing chain.
on Jul 09, 2008
Can you test a fuel
yes, but you will also need a source of 12 volts, like your car battery.
Or, you can test it in the car by listening for it to click while someone turns the ignition on.
on Sep 09, 2010
94 Oldsmobile with 3100 V6,
First check the fuel
filter, fuel pump and fuel pressure
regulator to make sure they are all
functioning properly. Also, check the
catalytic converter to make sure they are
on Feb 12, 2009
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