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1998 Oldsmobile 88 Question: my car stalls frequently when driving

 

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dschles421, Fort Lauderdale, FL, November 02, 2012, 10:47
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its like it is getting too much gas and floods,it sputtters and stalls.have to wait several minutes for it to start up again,but if i give it gas it takes longer,i think it is a problem with the injectors??

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    Greg's Orange Auto (12262 Answers) , Orange, CA - (714) 361-9386
    globalhelper November 02, 2012, 12:36
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    have codes scanned to start with but its poss the mass air flow sensor,gm had alot of prob with them

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    your.mechanic November 02, 2012, 15:34
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    check MAF sensor

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    ziptie12 November 02, 2012, 19:37
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    If you think it's flooding , the next time it happens , hold gas pedal to the floor and then crank it (do not let up on throttle until it starts). If that helps the starting situation then bring the car , along with that info , to a local shop and have it diagnosed as needed.

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