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Old 02-10-2008, 01:22 AM   #1
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Question car trouble! need advice.

My mom has a 91 buick century 3300 that starts up and runs. itll run for about an hour and when you come to a stop it stalls. Itll start back up, stalls again when you put in Drive or Reverse, but idles fine in Nuetral or park. If you leave it shut off for 15mins itll start up and go in gear and drive fine until it warms up again. Theres no CEL or codes.

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Old 02-10-2008, 01:28 AM   #2
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Thermostat? I'm pretty sure my buddy's '94 Park Avenue has an OBDI port...you might want to check and see if your mom's B-wick has one.
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Old 02-10-2008, 06:34 AM   #3
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Check your fluids?
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Old 02-10-2008, 11:38 AM   #4
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all filters and fluids have been replaced right after purchase according to her.
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Fuel filter, mass air sensor, tps sensor. It could be a lot of things.

Is it throwing any codes?
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Old 02-11-2008, 03:19 PM   #6
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what is the tps sensor?
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throttle position sensor...

i dont know buicks that well but on saturns there is a map sensor. it could be going or need to be cleaned.

could be fuel filter...

id take it to autozone and see if they can scan for the code.
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the problem with the situation is the cars in CA im in TN and my mom(car owner) is on any givin road in the US. she wanted me to ask about this and get some ideas to check next time she was in CA.
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have her take it somewhere for the love of god dude...dont want her breaking down.
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its sitting at a shop right now. i dont know if they ran out of ideas or what. lol.
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