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1990 LUMINA 3.1 STALLS AFTER DRIVING 8-9 MILES. SHAKES, VIBRATES AND DIES.

(1990 Chevrolet Lumina)
in Port Arthur, TX on March 20, 2012
REPLACED FUEL FILTER, FUEL PUMP, AND CRANK SENSOR, AND SPARK PLUGS. NO CHANGE. NO CHECK ENGINE LIGHT HAS EVER COME ON.
HAPPENS WHEN SLOWING DOWN FOR A STOP.
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on May 31, 2012
Try disconnecting the electrical plug on the front of the transmission, under the air filter area. This is the "torque converter clutch" connection, and sometimes these clutch control solenoids stick, and cause the car to die. These clutches are only there for 45+mph speeds, and they lock the axles to the engine. If not, clean off engine grounds and try checking the injectors, they go out or drop resistance a lot on these engines since they are wired in series.
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on June 01, 2012
Thank you very much! Problem solved.
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