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Heater Core replaced and now engine appears plugged wont

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Heater Core replaced and now engine appears plugged wont stay started 92 Cadillac eldorado
JA: Have you checked the battery, particularly the terminal connections? Are they corroded?
Customer: had this done on another car before and took back to dealer dealer said it had a closed gate??? how would i open it up its new battery and connections good have had on charger 2A while im still trying to get started
JA: Are you fixing your Eldorado yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: took to mechanic for heater core but i usually work on car myself as soon as i went about 10 milk miles car started acting like engine plugged and wont stay started
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: ? I put in fuel treatment too for injectors and when I checked oil usually doesn't use oil but couldn't read on dipstick and put 4 1/2 qrts oil in even though oil and oil filter changed 1 1/2 months ago
Submitted: 19 days ago.
Category: Cadillac
Expert:  Amedee replied 19 days ago.

Hello and welcome!

My name is ***** ***** I can assist you with your question.

Expert:  Amedee replied 19 days ago.

Does the engine crank over and not start or does it not crank over at all?

Are you looking for possible causes?

Would you be willing to speak over the phone?

Customer: replied 19 days ago.
engine starts fine acts like its good for about 30s to min then just sputters and dies each time you try to restart engine sputters out after starting for less time. till its just started for like 10-20 sec. instead of getting better like the mechanic that replaced the heater core said it would do. yes trying to see what will make it run again and yes on the ph fine(###) ###-####
Customer: replied 19 days ago.
i would prefer a refund ty im done i have not received any help from you
Customer: replied 19 days ago.
i do not want your continued service ty anyway
Customer: replied 19 days ago.
searching youtube
Expert:  Amedee replied 19 days ago.

Hello!

It takes time to type up a reply. I cant type a full blown answer (2 or 3 paragraphs) in less than 30 seconds.

If you would like help, I ask for your patients.