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95 Regal Gran Sport will start cold, but after about 4-5

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95 Regal Gran Sport will start cold, but after about 4-5 minutes, will run very rough and check engine light will come on. Replaced mass air flow sensor with a remanufactured one, didn't help. Cannot get a scanner to work on this vehicle. Tried both I and II. Tried the paper clip, no good. Any thing you can suggest will be greatly appreciated. Thanks
Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Buick
Expert:  Roy Belding replied 10 months ago.

good afternoon my name is ***** ***** I will assist

with the paper clip, can you get any flashes key on engine off???

does the check engine light work??

Roy

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
No the paper clip didn't work. Yes it comes on then car dies.
Customer: replied 10 months ago.
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Customer: replied 10 months ago.
No I can't afford dollar after dollar
Customer: replied 10 months ago.
Just tell me what I paid for to begin with.
Expert:  Roy Belding replied 10 months ago.

ok, then we continue here.

if the light work, no communication, then the ecm has failed. it needs to be replaced. it can be bought at a parts store and you can do it yourself. there is a prom inside that needs to be changed but is simple to perform. t should take you under an hour

you have paid for my experience and knowledge.

Roy

Expert:  Roy Belding replied 10 months ago.

how are you making out