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1993 Chevrolet Lumina Base 4dr Sedan

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March 30, 2013, 5:20 pm

Justin H
 

Question: whats wrong with my car

i have a 93 chevy lumina with a 3.1L When i drive my car for a while it stalls out and then when you go to start it again it starts but when you put it in gear it stalls again so i waited a good 10 to 15 mins it starts right up no problem and drives for alittle bit and dose the same thing do you know whats wrong with it??????
all i tried to do is add coolant because i figured it was hot but i was wrong


April 7, 2013, 6:04 pm

Tyler O
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Sounds like a bad component in the ignition system. Maybe the igniter / distributor etc.

Hard to say for sure, may be another electrical issue. Try and pull the codes from the engine computer as a first step.


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