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stin 1974, Buick Technician
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Experience:  15 years in transmission and general repair on domestic vehicles.
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My car died while idling at a stop light

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My car died while idling at a stop light
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Buick
Expert:  stin 1974 replied 5 years ago.
We're you able to get it started again?
Customer: replied 5 years ago.
Yes after three times of turning the engine off and back on again.
Expert:  stin 1974 replied 5 years ago.
Have you had anything done to the vehicle lately? Fuel up anywhere new? ANSI, is the check engine light on while it running?
Customer: replied 5 years ago.
Brake rotors machined. Fuel Pressure regulator replaced. Water Pump replaced, Alternator replaced and Starter replaced. Nope I either fill up at Safeway or King Soopers. Yes it is. Most of the time I am driving now.
Expert:  stin 1974 replied 5 years ago.
How is it running now once you get it started? Missing pretty badly and engine light on, correct?
Customer: replied 5 years ago.
It runs pretty good once you get it started. Yes.
Expert:  stin 1974 replied 5 years ago.
I would suggest having a tune up done on the vehicle. Plugs, wires, fuel filter, etc. I would also have the vehicle scanned and see what codes are stored in the vehicles computer. If a tune up hasn't been done, I would suggest that first. That where I would start by the sounds of what's going on.
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Expert:  stin 1974 replied 5 years ago.
Have the tune up done and then the codes erased. See how it runs then and if the check engine light stays off. You can usually erase the codes yourself by disconnecting the neg and pos battery cables and holding them together for about 2 minutes, then hooking them back up.