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1991 Buick Riviera Question: wont restart

 

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jwarren04, Bloomington, IL, February 14, 2010, 07:31
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Car has new fuel pump, new ignition module, & new battery. Before module, car would die while driven. After new battery put in, ran for an hour then would not restart. restarts when cools off.

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    callhow June 11, 2010, 19:23
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    Hi, try a fully charged battery....start the car....and check the "alternator" to see if
    it putting out enough voltage. An alternator puts voltage back in the battery while
    you're driving and a "wee bit more", however, a low battery "might" not get enough
    juice/voltage to restart the car. So you end up "jumping" it from other cars, or having
    the battery "recharged" just to get home! NOTE: a slow-"trickle-charge" over a long
    period will be safer-better to helping restore a depleted battery. - callhow

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    Visitor, June 15, 2010, 13:41

    New battery. Sadness.

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