WHATS WRONG WITH THE ENGINE WHEN THE CAR STALLS OUT

  • Tiny
  • Seiz
  • 2000 Buick Century
  • 184,000 miles

I smell gas when I start the car, exaust is black, the car cuts off at times & engine sounds like its flooded or drowning when I try to restart it & if I dont give it gas it wont start & keep running

Monday, June 25th, 2012 AT 8:35 PM

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  • Tiny
  • saturntech9
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Have you had the computer scanned for codes yet?

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Monday, June 25th, 2012 AT 9:09 PM
  • Tiny
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A Diagnistic check?

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Monday, June 25th, 2012 AT 10:51 PM
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  • saturntech9
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Yes have the computer scanned for codes post the exact code numbers not code descriptions.

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Monday, June 25th, 2012 AT 11:29 PM
  • Tiny
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I only have the description because that is how the guy gave me the slip at auto zone

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Tuesday, June 26th, 2012 AT 12:14 AM
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  • saturntech9
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I need the exact code number makes it a lot easier. What does the description say?

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Tuesday, June 26th, 2012 AT 12:26 AM

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