CAR STALLS

  • Tiny
  • yogi
  • 1988 Cadillac El Dorado
  • V8
  • 2WD
  • automatic
  • 165,000 miles

My 88 cad el dorado stalls out when 23mph is reached. It picks up a few seconds later without me giving more gas. It does the same turning corners. No prob in reverse or in other gears. Just drive gear.

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Wednesday, December 8th, 2010 AT 9:26 PM

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  • Tiny
  • factoryjack
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It is difficult to tell what is wrong, without knowing what is being lost. The symptom does suggest some possibilities. You could have a problem in the tank where the baffle is moving around restricting the flow of fuel, you could have a loose connection or shorting wire that comes and goes under specific conditions. You would need to do some initial diagnosis to determine if spark is interrupted, or fuel as well.

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