My 86 oldsmobile cutles ceira dies out when put in gear

Asked by Oct 22, 2014 at 06:05 AM about the Oldsmobile Ciera

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Before it would cut off on me after
hitting 30,35 miles an hr

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Good possibility could be your throttle position sensor and/or the Mass airflow sensor. I owned one of these cars and had these two issues with it. There is a spray cleaner you can buy at the auto parts store to clean the mass airflow sensor. I would recommend trying that. I stress DO NOT TOUCH THE SENSOR! It will destroy it. It is located in the air intake duct. It looks like a small resistor inside the housing.

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