How JustAnswer Works:
  • Ask an Expert
    Experts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional Answer
    Via email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site.
    Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
    Rate the answer you receive.
Ask Mike V. Your Own Question
Mike V.
Mike V., Auto Service Technician
Category: Car
Satisfied Customers: 23626
Experience:  25 years of experience, Certified Subaru Technician and Nissan factory trained.
Type Your Car Question Here...
Mike V. is online now
A new question is answered every 9 seconds

97 buick lesabre: sluggish..the engine light came on..hood..leaking

Customer Question

My 97 buick lesabre began being sluggish and acting like it wanted to stop running around 50 miles per hour this morning then the engine light came on. I made to work and looked under the hood and nothing is smoking or leaking what could this be?
Submitted: 8 years ago via
Category: Car
Expert:  Mike V. replied 8 years ago.
Hi there! I suggest having the check engine light scanned.It likley holds the key.Autozone will scan it at no charge.Once you have a code it will be much easier to proceed.Sounds like a missfire,but there is no real way to be sure without the code.Thanks
Mike V. and other Car Specialists are ready to help you
Customer: replied 8 years ago.
Is it okay to drive it 15 miles to the autozone or do you think I might break down?
Expert:  Mike V. replied 8 years ago.
That is a tough question.Was the check engine light flashing?
Customer: replied 8 years ago.
Reply to carguy1's Post: No it was just staying on
Expert:  Mike V. replied 8 years ago.
Well this sort of puts me on the spot.I am not there to listen to the engine.I would say because the light isn't flashing you could drive it.It may just be a bad O2 sensor causing it to feel sluggish.Thanks for the accept!

Related Car Questions