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1991 Buick Century Idle Problems
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Mike    Posted 04-03-2003 at 08:30:33       [Reply]  [Send Email]
I have a 1991 Buick Century that the idle races and than sometimes it is so low that it stalls this happens even when I am drifting (stalling)

Any suggestions would be a great help.


Happy Hanna    Posted 04-03-2003 at 20:30:30       [Reply]  [No Email]
Just take some baln wire and wire the throttle to where it keeps runnin

ron abramowitz    Posted 01-29-2004 at 18:15:47       [Reply]  [Send Email]
on the throtle body there is a little item called the idle motor it takes about 20 mins to change, and costs about 10 bucks from the auto salvage. change that and your problems will be over it is on the firewall side of the throtle body. this happens after alot of mileage and many tanks of gas. easy to fix. like i said 20 mins max

Jim Arthurs    Posted 04-05-2004 at 18:39:31       [Reply]  [Send Email]
I have a 1997 Buick Century would the problem and position of the throtle body be the same?

Ludwig    Posted 04-03-2003 at 09:52:13       [Reply]  [No Email]
Have you tried some drygas? This time of year when the temps can vary so widely is all heck for getting water into the fuel.
My Dakota stalled today as I coasted up to a stoplight. Definately needs a can of drygas.

Bob/Ont    Posted 04-03-2003 at 08:46:42       [Reply]  [Send Email]
Could be the throttle pos. sensor Mike. But the best thing to do is to read the codes in the ECM. A scan tool does this best but there are cheap cards that will cause it to flash the fault code on the service engine light.
Later Bob

Justin Wetzel    Posted 04-03-2003 at 10:12:12       [Reply]  [Send Email]
To look up trouble codes on that year you don't need a scan tool, only a paper clip! CHeck out the link for details.

Mike    Posted 04-04-2003 at 17:18:46       [Reply]  [Send Email]

Thanks for the web site I new there was a way to check codes that was but could not find anything to tell me how to do it.

Thanks again!!!


mojo    Posted 04-03-2003 at 13:54:36       [Reply]  [No Email]
that's a great site! been having downshift problems with the f-150 and the site showed the adjustment i need to make.
thank you!

Bob/Ont    Posted 04-03-2003 at 12:24:14       [Reply]  [Send Email]
That's what the code card does, jumps the rh two terminals and has the codes printed on the card for you.
Later Bob

toolman    Posted 04-03-2003 at 18:25:48       [Reply]  [No Email]
can you get them and does this work for a dodge plymouth products, bob?

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