I HAVE A 1996 BUICK PARK AVE ULTRA.IT SAT FOR TWO YEARS WITH 3/4 TANK OF FUEL IN IT.STARTED RAN ROUGH KEPT DIEING.TOOK OUT THE OLD FUEL AND PUT IN FRESH FUEL IN.STARTED GOOD RAN FOR ABOUT 40 MIN THEN DIED.COULD NOT GET IT STARTED TILL ENGINE COOLED DOWN.ONCE COOLED DOWN IT STARTED UP GOOD RAN TILL IT GOT TO NORMAL TEMP THEN DIED.

gayton78
5

Asked by gayton78 May 04, 2012 at 01:23 PM about the Buick Park Avenue

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

4 Answers

aztec626bf
8,915

When the car is at a point where it won't run get some help and have someone spray a small amount of starting fluid into intake while you crank it over. If it runs for a few seconds then you know you have a fuel related problem. If it still doesn't fire look toward ignition related issues.

gayton78
5

it has a new fuel pump in it and we checked to make sure it's geting fuel and it seem's to have good flow.

Jason Zane
4,155

fuel filter changed too? if it ran for forty minutes, i'm thinkin temp sensor or MAF. best to check for trouble codes.

aztec626bf
8,915

I would run the starting fluid test still and makes sure your getting enough flow AND fuel pressure. Next items to check are cap, rotor, ignition module control, ecm or pcm. Also there is this recall for your pcm. I found this on a Buick forum.... Item Affected: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:FUEL INJECTION SYSTEM Date Announced: 7/8/1996 Description of Recall: A BACKFIRE DURING ENGINE STARTING CAN CAUSE BREAKAGE OF THE UPPER INTAKE MANIFOLD. Action Needed To Fix It: DEALERS WILL UPDATE THE POWERTRAIN CONTROL MODULE PROGRAMMING. UNTIL THE CAMPAIGN REPAIR IS MADE, THE VEHICLE HOOD SHOULD BE SHUT WHENEVER STARTING THE VEHICLE TO REDUCE THE CHANCE OF PERSONAL INJURY.

1 out of 1 people think this is helpful.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

Park Avenue
Looking for a Used Park Avenue in your area?
CarGurus has 582 nationwide Park Avenue listings starting at $999.
ZIP:

Search Buick Park Avenue Questions

Buick Park Avenue Experts

#1 Jim Campbell
Jim Campbell
Reputation 360
#2 Jking1838
Jking1838
Reputation 330
#3 Tom Demyan
Tom Demyan
Reputation 300
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Buick LeSabre"
57 Great Deals out of 2,422 listings starting at $995
Used Chevrolet Impala"
1,407 Great Deals out of 59,016 listings starting at $1,700
Used Buick Lucerne"
144 Great Deals out of 3,186 listings starting at $1,990
Used Buick LaCrosse"
343 Great Deals out of 19,218 listings starting at $2,995
Used Buick Regal"
90 Great Deals out of 8,553 listings starting at $995
Used Cadillac DeVille"
47 Great Deals out of 2,189 listings starting at $1,890
Used Cadillac DTS"
99 Great Deals out of 1,961 listings starting at $4,500
Used Buick Century"
8 Great Deals out of 1,235 listings starting at $1,500
Used Mercury Grand Marquis"
97 Great Deals out of 2,455 listings starting at $1,999
Used Honda Accord"
1,178 Great Deals out of 62,095 listings starting at $900
Used Lincoln Town Car"
63 Great Deals out of 2,290 listings starting at $1,495
Used Buick Riviera"
97 listings starting at $3,450
Used Ford Crown Victoria"
17 Great Deals out of 1,104 listings starting at $1,999
Used Chevrolet Tahoe"
800 Great Deals out of 24,113 listings starting at $2,000
Used Toyota Avalon"
262 Great Deals out of 16,797 listings starting at $2,000