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1990 chevy beretta: ECM..CAR RUNS RICH, ROUGH, WITH OBD 1 DIAGNOSTICS

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GOT 1990 CHEV BERETTA, 3.1 V6 AUTO, SETS CODE FOR 02 SENSOR OR CIRCUIT OPEN, I CHECKED ALL GROUNDS BACKPROBED ALL SENSOR/ECM CIRCUITS FOR CONTINUITY, ALL SEEMED GOOD. CAR RUNS RICH, ROUGH, WITH OBD 1 DIAGNOSTICS I HAVEN'T BEEN ABLE TO FIGURE THIS PROBLEM OUT. TRIED NEW 02 SENSOR WITH NO CHANGE. ANY HELP GREATLY APPRECIATED.
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Chevy
Expert:  AMEDEE replied 3 years ago.
Hello and Welcome to Just Answer. My name is XXXXX XXXXX I will try my best to assist you and your 100% satisfaction is my goal. I have been working on these vehicles for over 10 years so I am very familiar with this system and how they work. However, keep in mind, that I need some solid concrete facts/evidence/clues from you in order to give you a good answer about your vehicle. Please realize that all my answers are based solely on the info that you provide me with.

Can you get me the code number in the computer?
Customer: replied 3 years ago.
well, i guess not, currently deployed overseas, been struggling with the problem a bit before deployment. just a work car, but is still dependable. i did try another ecm from and 89 beretta gt 2.8l parts car with no change.
Expert:  AMEDEE replied 3 years ago.
Ok.. if the computer was replaced with no improvement as well as the o2 sensor, then chances are it is going to be a wiring issue.

However, it is is a lean code or a rich code, it will not be a bad o2 sensor.. just a engine performance related issue.
Customer: replied 3 years ago.
yeah, i thought so, that's where i spent the majority of my time checking circuits. i think i remember finding three grounds which turned out to be clean and tight.haven't used the car since june, trying to remember all i did to correct the problem.
Expert:  AMEDEE replied 3 years ago.
Ok.. yes.. If what you are telling me is true, chances are it will be a wiring issue between the PCM and the oxygen sensor.

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