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Old 07-21-2014, 02:00 PM   #1
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Default 1996 riviera starting issues?

I've had my riviera for 3 years now, and it just started acting up last night. It turned over ok, but would not start until I lightly pressed the gas pedal. when it got running, the idle sounded a little different than normal- I can't quite put my finger on it, but it was different. I went out to start it this morning, and it started fine, so this leaves me clueless. Any ideas?
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Are you getting any trouble codes?
Are you able to verify fuel pressure once you put the key to On, and then a few minutes afterwards?

Some good things to do until you can check for codes, and the fuel pressure would be to get some MAF cleaner and clean the MAF'* thermistors, also be sure the tip of the MAF is not coming off and spinning around in the throttle body bore, it does not happen a lot, but it happened to me a while back, and I had to push the pedal a few times to get it to start.

Before suggesting anything else we need to know what the fuel pressure is.
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