1981 Buick Electra Park Avenue

Tiny
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  • 1981 BUICK ELECTRA
  • V8
  • AUTOMATIC
  • 20,000 MILES

I have a 1981 buick park avenue 307 v8 engine. I have recently poured alot of money into this car and im afraid im getting robbed. Ive had a complete tune up done, new carb, rebuilt tranny, and a new muffler put on, it starts and idles perfectly, however when I accelerate it dies? Why? Ive taken the car back to the mechanic to have him retime the distributer cap but im still having the same problems? Please help.

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Saturday, April 16th, 2011 AT 6:59 PM

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Tiny
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If you want to do some testing yourself, we can help you. Check for applicable trouble codes, you can check those yourself.

I can't speak for what has been done or not done to your vehicle, as far as your mechanic. I can only start with the basics and go from there.

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Saturday, April 16th, 2011 AT 8:14 PM

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