My 1999 Buick Park Avenue shut off while I was driving. Now it terns over, but wont start. Any input would be appreciated

Asked by Nov 27, 2014 at 01:37 AM

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I can here the fuel pump.

2 Answers

10

I have a 1999 Buick Park Avenue with a similar problem. After 5-15 minutes of driving the engine simply shuts off. It generally starts back up. No repair codes reported. I replaced the ignition module and fuel pump, but the shut-off problem persists.

1 out of 1 people think this is helpful.

You may have a faulty catalytic converter. I have a 99 Park Avenue Ultra and my car was doing the same thing...shutting off no error codes or fault lights coming on. Does your car also rough idle sometimes? If so, that converter may be stopped or or getting there. You can try running a premium grade fuel cleaner first but if that doesn't work, I'd start to suspect that the converter has reached the end of it's life.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

  • 2001 Park Avenue not starting

    My 01 Buick PA was running and cranking fine. I bought a new one(to me) and drove it for several days. I did not crank the other one for those few days and I took the battery out of it to use in one o...

    2001 Buick Park Avenue Base

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • NO HEAT!!! 16 answers

    i have a 2000 park avenue ultra. it has duel climate control and both sides are the same. the fan works fine blows air on all settings, vents, defrost, floor everything, but no matter what i set th...

    2000 Buick Park Avenue Ultra

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • Starting problems 7 answers

    Hi Guys, I’m new here and need some help. Here’s what I have; A 1991 Buick Park Avenue 6 cyl, starts sometimes, runs when it feels like it then quits for no reason. New parts installed; Ignition coil...

    1991 Buick Park Avenue 4 Dr STD Sedan

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • Why is my car making this noise? 1 answer

    My Buick is making a louder, high pitched squeal from the engine (A 3.8 Liter V6) when I start it up, however when I turn my A/C on, or when the car is in gear and ready to start moving, the noise i...

    2002 Buick Park Avenue Base

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • Buick Park Avenue 1990 1 answer

    Hello, name is Jacob just hoping theirs anyone out their with my type of a vehicle that has it runnin with no problems well Ova had this vehicle for about 5months now I bought it with a Rebuilt en...

    Buick Park Avenue

    -

    General

Shortcuts

Search Maintenance & Repair Questions

Maintenance & Repair Experts

#1 Tom Demyan
Tom Demyan
Reputation 150,550
#2 FordNut
FordNut
Reputation 103,340
#3 dandyoun
dandyoun
Reputation 84,290
View All