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So my MC is a 3.4,I bought it a month ago. All the sudden it just decided to start dying on me. Im going 70 mph on the highway and it just shuts off triggering the battery light to pop up in my messenger window on the dash. After a few minutes of struggling with starting it again I just let it sit and than try again a few minutes later and it starts up but rough. The RPMs jump around when it hits 2-3RPM and I give it more gas and it seems to keep going for a bit. There is really no warning. No check engine light pops up so the guys at Oreillys and Auto ZOne were unable to diagnose any problems. I took it to a GM Dealership and they ran the security and computer on the car to no avail. On a hunch based on the fact that the vehicle has 117K miles on it and the fuel pump had never been changed I crossed my fingers and spent the 300 bucks for a new one. I installed it fingers still crossed, and died on the way home. Next I bought a fuel filter. I have yet to install it as my research via online has lead me to believe that the sensors could be the issue as far as the crankshaft is involved, or someone even suggested the MAF. I had auto zone check my battery and alternator to be sure they were working sharp and they are. I use premium fuel. I crank the gas cap till it clicks a few times. I have never ran it out of gas and there was only one previous owner who took extraordinary care of this car. I love my Monte Carlo and want to see it run well and give me a piece of mind. I have also checked the air cleaner not sure if that matters or not. With the check engine light not coming on Im left to playing the wonderful guessing game. I dont want to spend anymore money on this car if I don't have to.
PS previously to having this problem, I took my car into the dealership to have a FOB programmed to the car. The FOB was in the cup holder when I purchased it and assumed it was the original. It didnt work, I bought a new battery for it, it still didnt work, I looked up programming steps, guess what? It didnt work. Hence taking it to the dealer to have them deal with it. they had my car for 45 min or so and than told me that the FOB was not compatible with my car and therefore had to purchase one that was. It was more money than I could afford at the time and passed telling the guy I would come back for it when my finances allowed it. The next day, my car dies. At the time I assumed it was something to do with the pass lock system or security so I returned it to the dealer to see if they could fix it and they explained to me the two ARE not connected. sooo any help would be greatly appreciated. Thank you in Advance!
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