Stalls after 20min, 1989 Olds Delta 88, 3.8L, 104K miles

Asked by Dec 23, 2011 at 08:22 AM

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Hey car gurus.  Have an '89 Olds Delta 88, with 3.8L.  Starts and rides great, however after 20min on highway will stall out, restarts, drive again for a while, then repeats problem.  Have had the cam sensor replaced thinking it fixed the problem, but repeats.  Any thoughts?  tks, John

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have you check the coil sounds like after it heats up it expands then grounds out

hey my delta 88 1989 olds over 100,000 molews starts and misses after starting i give it gas to hit the engine up and it is find but loses power. It is not the batter or alternator. I wonder if I need r to replace spark plug and wires

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