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Old 04-09-2003, 05:04 AM   #1
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While driving the other day , My 89 sse suddenly started jumping, feeling like the transmission was going , when i stopped at a light the car stalled and was not idling steady at all around 300-400 rpm ..i thought it was a vacuum hose that disconnected, but it wasnt that. the check engine light comes on now and then while i drive at 1 min intervals..I was told this was the oxygen sensor..Has anyone had the same problem with there car??
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While driving the other day , My 89 sse suddenly started jumping, feeling like the transmission was going , when i stopped at a light the car stalled and was not idling steady at all around 300-400 rpm ..i thought it was a vacuum hose that disconnected, but it wasnt that. the check engine light comes on now and then while i drive at 1 min intervals..I was told this was the oxygen sensor..Has anyone had the same problem with there car??
Read this & see if this is your problem?
http://www.bonnevilleattitude.com/fo...opic.php?t=404
I know you don't have a new IAC yet, but has yours been fiddled with lately? Cleaned? Adjusted? If so then you may have to re-adjust it back to normal. Also, if you haven't cleaned your TB lately, it may be gummed up with carbon & the pintle on the IAC is stuck. An O2 sensor will only cause you to either burn less/more gasoline when it burns out.
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When you find the problem and if it is mechanical i have an extra complete throttle body for sale cheaper than any part store.
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Ok, I changed the o2 sensor, no difference, Where is the AIC located on the throttle body, I do have another bonneville for parts, I would like to take the peice off I need, thanks for your help guys
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I agree with the Rat here... Either dirty throttle body or possible bad IAC... Do a good cleaning on the throttle body.... Make sure you remove the MAF and set it in a safe place, and use Throttle Body and Intake(sensor safe/plate coating safe)cleaner... That and an old toothbrush work well for me..
OOPS...I cleaned my TB last week..I didn't remove my MAF...so far so good...
Next time I guess I'll remove it..Thanks
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OOPS...I cleaned my TB last week..I didn't remove my MAF...so far so good...
Next time I guess I'll remove it..Thanks
I wasn't so lucky when I cleaned mine. Luckily I got me a used MAF for 50 bucks, but definately remove before cleaning.
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OOPS...I cleaned my TB last week..I didn't remove my MAF...so far so good...
Next time I guess I'll remove it..Thanks
I wasn't so lucky when I cleaned mine. Luckily I got me a used MAF for 50 bucks, but definately remove before cleaning.
So...did yours just go out instantly...I mean YOU knew right after cleaning right...??
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yep, car wouldn't start and i pulled the codes and up it came.
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yep, car wouldn't start and i pulled the codes and up it came.
COOL...(for me)...Mine is running FINE...thanks
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Hey guys...I will be taking off the whole throttle body tommorow for redoing...the maf sensor..that is the square box that is attached with three screws..facing up right? I also have pics posted now on yahoo..

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