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2005 Buick Park Avenue Base 4dr Sedan *Ltd Avail*

2005 Buick Park Avenue
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Front Wheel Drive, 4 Door Sedan, Large Car
20 mpg city / 29 mpg hwy
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June 7, 2013, 10:34 am

Steven G

Question: I have a Buick Park Avenue 2001 out of nowhere my car will want to take off on me I change the fuel

I have a Buick Park Avenue 2001 out of nowhere my car will want to take off on me I change the fuel filter it stop for a couple of days but started acting up again it also messes up when I put fuel in it.

June 13, 2013, 4:37 pm

Ron W
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You should have a shop look at it if it runs to fast by itself as that can be dangerous.

It sounds like it may be a fuel issue. Possibly the fuel pump is failing and the computer is increasing the engine speed to keep it running. If the check engine light is on, you'll need to pull the codes to see which system is having an issue.

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