Mechanics

CHEVY CAR RUNS ROUGH AND STALLS UNDER BREAKIN

1996 Chevrolet Cavalier

Engine Mechanical problem
1996 Chevy Cavalier 6 cyl Front Wheel Drive Automatic 89000 miles

the car has run to date with no issues oil changes and replaced a power steering line recently

just returned slowed and applied brakes car started running rough and stalled

what could the potential problem be and what would the estimate cost to repair be?

thank you
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Seahawk99ca
December 12, 2009.




I need more info,
but right now I think your lockup converter is having a problem

Buddycraigg
Dec 13, 2009.
What info do you need

Tiny
Seahawk99ca
Dec 13, 2009.
More detail.

This is a scenario of a lock up converter problem.
Car drives fine around town,
But after you come to a stop after going 55 or more the engine jerks and dies. Like what would happen if you stopped a car with a manual transmission while in gear.

You should be able to restart the car in Park like normal.

Is this what is happening?

Buddycraigg
Dec 13, 2009.
Bang on around town no issues under light breaking

come off the highway break run rough and stalls just started this weekend

what am I faced with regarding cost

Tiny
Seahawk99ca
Dec 13, 2009.
Are you going to buy the parts and do the work yourself or have a shop do it?

Buddycraigg
Dec 14, 2009.
Are you going to buy the parts and do the work yourself or have a shop do it?[/Quote: cf081f2b47]

will to bring it to a shop to have the work done

Tiny
Seahawk99ca
Dec 14, 2009.
I can only give you an estimate for a shop in my neighborhood.
Different parts of the country have different labor rates. And depending on where they buy their parts will have an effect on the final price as well.

If you are in the central Mid-west (Kansas and Missouri)
And the problem is the lock up solenoid, then expect a bill of $600.00
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Buddycraigg
Dec 14, 2009.

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