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    Will start but have to open throttle to keep running 1990 3.8 buick

    Did you lose the camshaft gear magnet?
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    Will start but have to open throttle to keep running 1990 3.8 buick

    Here is the cam magnet picture of the mirror I used to see it. It don’t look to bad.
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    Will start but have to open throttle to keep running 1990 3.8 buick

    I am able to read the codes now 41,41. Looking at the wiring and grounds tomorrow I hope.
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    G. M.’s Misunderstood Codes CODE 42

    when i got the car it did not stay running, i found a leak in EGR and cleaned it, it ran but when fan turned on after it got warm it ran rough and would die, it would restart. I replaced with a new EGR and it did not die after the fan came on and the idle was not like with the old ear. I hav a...
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    G. M.’s Misunderstood Codes CODE 42

    I have a 1990 Buick park avenue and have this code 42. I replaced the VSS due to the speedometer and cruise control sometimes not working. After replacing the VSS i got 41,42. I did not check code before replacing the sensor. When the Speedo works then quits it will idle higher. If you...
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    Will start but have to open throttle to keep running 1990 3.8 buick

    I have a 1990 Buick Electra 93K miles and I bought it not running. It would start but not idle. I cleaned the EGR it would idle and I replaced the EGR With a new standard brand one. Then it ran good but sometimes the speedometer and cruise would not work at start up or go off or on while...
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