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help, car feels like stalling after 30 minutes or so of driving by 88White3.4GT
Started on: 10-20-2014 09:51 PM
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Report this Post10-20-2014 09:51 PM Click Here to See the Profile for 88White3.4GTSend a Private Message to 88White3.4GTEdit/Delete MessageReply w/QuoteDirect Link to This Post
...well i unplugged the TCC thinking it was that, but its not. Car runs fine until about 30-40 minutes of driving. When i come to a stop and press the gas again, it feels like its running out of gas and sounds like its about to die being starved of fuel. Then i start going, and it'll do it intermit. while driving, like i'm running out of gas. Car has 145K give or take miles. 88 GT AUTO. cap and rotor are fine, everything seems tight, plugs/wires are ok not older than 1-2 years, i'm usually good about keeping the car running in top shape.

On a side note, sometimes i pull the fuse from the fuel pump under the dash just incase someone tries to take off with the car. Anyways, hope this isn't the problem.

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Or plugged cat.
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Report this Post10-21-2014 02:43 PM Click Here to See the Profile for Old LarSend a Private Message to Old LarEdit/Delete MessageReply w/QuoteDirect Link to This Post
Think about gas tank crud clogging the fuel pump pick up. After driving for a while, the gas sloshes around plugging up the pick up. Stop the crud settles.
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Vapor lock?
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Report this Post10-25-2014 09:37 PM Click Here to See the Profile for 88White3.4GTSend a Private Message to 88White3.4GTEdit/Delete MessageReply w/QuoteDirect Link to This Post
Well i had a mobile mechanic come by and test it out, we drove it for awhile and it started acting up. Turned out to be the accell coil i bought from fiero store that was rather old. New one in and checked cap/rotor, runs smooth and no stalling.
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Originally posted by 88White3.4GT:

Turned out to be the accell coil i bought from fiero store that was rather old.


What... it deteriorated just sitting on the shelf?

Over the years I've heard a lot of reasons to stay away from aftermarket coils. Seem to cause more problems than they're worth.
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Report this Post10-26-2014 12:35 AM Click Here to See the Profile for 88White3.4GTSend a Private Message to 88White3.4GTEdit/Delete MessageReply w/QuoteDirect Link to This Post
 
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Originally posted by Patrick:

What... it deteriorated just sitting on the shelf?

Over the years I've heard a lot of reasons to stay away from aftermarket coils. Seem to cause more problems than they're worth.


lol, no it wasn't sitting on the shelf, it was probably about 4-5 years old, installed on the car. I went with ac delco for replacement.... but it should be called El ac Delco??
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