I HAVE A 1991 CAMARO RS WITH THE 305 AND I HAVE ...

  • Tiny
  • camroguyrs91
  • 1991 Chevrolet Camaro
  • 151,000 miles

I have a 1991 camaro rs with the 305 and I have replaced several parts thinking that they are the problems, such as TPS, ECM, distributor, wires, plugs, cap, rotor, rebuilt the tbi, and probably even more just cant think off the top of my head. The car wont spray the fuel in order to idle, I can keep the car running by pumping the throttle but I cant just lay my foot into it and have it increase rpm, it will just bog out and die but it will spray the fuel. I need this car on the road soon how can I fix this?

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Monday, November 5th, 2012 AT 6:31 AM

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  • CJ MEDEVAC
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DID YOU SNATCH THIS OUT AND CLEAN IT AND THE HOLE IT WAS IN?

http://shop.advanceautoparts.com/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/product_idle-air-control-valve-bwd_5012678-p?searchTerm=iac

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Monday, November 5th, 2012 AT 6:36 AM
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Yes I did a little bit. Is that bad?

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Monday, November 5th, 2012 AT 4:18 PM
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NEGATIVE (WAS HOPIN' YOU HADN'T TRIED IT YET--AND THIS BE THE CURE!)---IF IT WERE ALL CARBON-ED UP (EVEN IN THE HOLE) AND YOU GOT IT ALL CLEAN

THIS MIGHTA BEEN YOUR PROBLEM......MAYBE YOU DIDN'T CLEAN IT ENOUGH?

IT ALSO MIGHT BE THAT THE PART IS BAD.......IF CLEANING IT WELL MAKES ANY IMPROVEMENT----YOU MIGHT THINK ABOUT REPLACING IT

PULL THE EGR AND GIVE IT A GOOD CLEANING TOO....CAN'T HURT

I AM NOT SAYING TO SPEND YOUR $$$ JUST TO "PARTS SWAP"

HERE'S MY EXPERIENCE WITH A FOR COUNTERPART

http://www.2carpros.com/questions/2006-ford-fiesta-engine

LET ME KNOW--BEFORE YOU BUY STUFF---I CAN MAYBE HELP YOU SAVE A LITTLE

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Tuesday, November 6th, 2012 AT 3:27 AM
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Okay I will do that and let you know. Where is the egr located?

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Tuesday, November 6th, 2012 AT 4:38 AM
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SEE IF YOU CAN FIND THIS ON YOUR ENGINE

http://shop.advanceautoparts.com/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/product_egr-valve-bwd_18480153-p?searchTerm=egr+valve

SHOULD JUST SORTA SMACK YOU IN THE FACE!

SOMETIMES CARBON IS SORTA GRAY IN COLOR AND MAY APPEAR TO BE PART OF THE ENGINE CASTINGMAKE SURE YOU CLEAN ALL THAT YOU CAN

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Tuesday, November 6th, 2012 AT 4:57 AM
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Alright I will find that and clean it up and then I will get back to you as soon as I do that. Thank-you!

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Tuesday, November 6th, 2012 AT 6:32 AM
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Okay, so I took both of those parts off and cleaned them. It helped a little bit but not much at all. It stil isnt close to idling. It is a little bette when you lay your footin it but it stll bogs out.

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Monday, November 12th, 2012 AT 10:04 PM
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I'LL SEE IF I CAN FIND ANOTHER EXPERT TO ASSIST

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Tuesday, November 13th, 2012 AT 3:29 AM
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Okay

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Tuesday, November 13th, 2012 AT 4:54 AM
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At the throttle stop screw, place a piece of thin card board in between and test if the idling speed stabilises. If yes, you might need to adjust the throttle stop screw ( not advised nor required under normal circumstances).

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Tuesday, November 13th, 2012 AT 11:11 AM

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