1993 Oldsmobile Ciera code 42

Tiny
MORGAREIDGE
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  • 1993 OLDSMOBILE CIERA
  • 6 CYL
  • FWD
  • AUTOMATIC
  • 159,000 MILES
The car stalls, backfires, runs very rough, smokes and does this on startup at times and sometimes when driving down the road, this will go on for 2-3 mins. And then it will run smoothly. Using a diagnostic code reader the code 42 comes up. What is code 42 and what is the repair. Thank you.
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Monday, July 13th, 2009 AT 4:06 PM

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Tiny
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Hello and thanks for the donation!

Your condition is caused by a timing issue. Below are more details about your trouble code and how to diagnose it..


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Monday, July 13th, 2009 AT 4:19 PM

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