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1996 Chevrolet Lumina

Tiny

born2riff_3

July, 13, 2009 AT 6:39 PM

Engine Mechanical problem
1996 Chevy Lumina 6 cyl Two Wheel Drive Automatic 220k miles

I had a block put in my 96 lumina about 2 months ago, they used I think a 2003 malibu block with all my intake on top used. The car is cutting off when I make turns or sometimes stopping at red light or stop signs. The worse is turning, , the EGR is throwing a code but has been taken off and cleaned 2 times very good, Someone said it may be the Babbling in the gas tank so I have been keeping it full of gas, that has helped a lot but stil cuts off every now and then, before then it was like 50 times a day, could it be the EGR or the idle motor or some other sensor or do you think its the Gas tank? I am about ready to drive it in the lake, Guy that swaped block at 2k says its not his work its something else.
thanks for any time you give me

Steven

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Jacobandnickolas

July, 17, 2009 AT 7:14 PM

If it keeps throwing an EGR codes, I question if there is a vacuum leak to the egr or there is carbon build up in the intake. Have both been checked?

Tiny

born2riff_3

July, 17, 2009 AT 8:26 PM

The carbon in the orriifies have been cleaned by a shop here with carb cleaner and stout metal rod, Guy there says he got it clean, I did have another guy tell me he thinks its a vacuum leak, Where could it be in a line or what, Thanks for responding to me.

Tiny

Jacobandnickolas

July, 17, 2009 AT 11:01 PM

THere are several vacuum lines under the hood and the dash. Check for dammaged or disconnected hoses. Actually, with the engine running, you can sometimes hear a hissing from a leak.

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