HESITATION AND STALLING

1998 Oldsmobile Intrigue

Tiny

tigerbuck57

June, 11, 2010 AT 7:36 PM

Engine Performance problem
1998 Oldsmobile Intrigue 6 cyl Front Wheel Drive Automatic 110000 miles

My 1998 olds intrigue has a hesitation and stalls. It all started 5 days ago and I have not driven it more that a few miles since. It starts to hesitate anytime after about 1 mile of driving. It has stalled on me four time time, all after the car has warmed up. The first three were within about 1/2 mile. Also, when looking over the engine after the stalls, with no on in the car, it reved up then wanted to die. It does this several times then idles smoothly for a minute or so the repets. We change the spark plugs and are concidering changing the coil packs. Do you have any suggestions we can look at first?

Thanks.
Rick.

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Tiny

rasmataz

June, 11, 2010 AT 8:20 PM

Inspect and test all the following listed below: Oxygen sensor.
Catalytic converter.
Fuel injectors dirty/sticking.
Mass airflow sensor/Airflow meter.
Throttle position sensor.
Manifold absolute pressure sensor.
EGR Valve
Fuel pressure regulator leaking or defective fuel pump.
False air leakage.
Fuel contamination.
Foul/defective spark plugs.
Open spark plug wires.
Ignition coil/Coil packs defective.
Incorrect ignition timing.
Cap and rotor.

Note: If it doesn't apply disregard

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