Question about 1991 Oldsmobile Ninety Eight Regency

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When slowing or coming to a stop, car will sometimes die or have no power

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  • jherrell Oct 20, 2009

    just happens when slowing down

  • jherrell Oct 20, 2009

    Takes a few turns to get it started.

  • Mike Butler
    Mike Butler May 11, 2010

    Does it re-start ok? Does it run ok down the highway as long as your on the gas a little? Problem only occurs when foot of the gas?

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The most common problem is the crank pickup going bad.
If you have never changed this sensor do it now....you will have to change it soon anyway.
Not expensive........it causes a lot of problems and fails often.

Do you see a check engine light come on when the car tries to stall?
Hopefully you do....it will help with a quick diagnosis's of the stalling problem.

Posted on Oct 20, 2009

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