Carbrater

Asked by Jul 03, 2016 at 10:18 PM

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

My car is a 85oldsmobile toronado and will run for
a long time and it acts like it runs out of gas and
dies but after a minute or two it will start back and
runs

3 Answers

25,535

try an old trick...put some insulation on the fue line..you didnt say if / when it does it.....also check float level

24,825

Sounds like classic vapor lock...

Look at your fuel filter in the tank. I have had this same problem and it took me a long time to discover this was the problem all the time.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

  • Carbrater 3 answers

    My car is a 85oldsmobile toronado and will run for a long time and it acts like it runs out of gas and dies but after a minute or two it will start back and runs

    Maintenance & Repair

  • 92 gmc 2500 sle tranny

    The transmission on my 92 GMC went out it's a 4x4 and I can't figure out whether I need a 480le or a 700r4 how can i tell which i should look for or which i currently have.

    1992 GMC Sierra 2500 2 Dr C2500 SLE Extended Cab SB

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • where is the Radio Control Unit AMP in 2001 Grand Marquis

    Radio harness/wires gets power but radio won't power on. Replaced factory radio with band new one and same issue. There is power coming thru wires (voltmeter shows it) but neither radio will power...

    2001 Mercury Grand Marquis LS

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • I have a 2007 ford sport trac, my cd player wont release my cd its stuck inside

    2007 Ford Explorer Sport Trac

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • Chrysler lhs

    I have a 2000 chrysler lhs want to know if I can put the transmission in a 2004 chrysler concorde

    2000 Chrysler LHS 4 Dr STD Sedan

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

Shortcuts

Search Maintenance & Repair Questions

Maintenance & Repair Experts

#1 Tom Demyan
Tom Demyan
Reputation 171,780
#2 dandyoun
dandyoun
Reputation 92,570
#3 tenspeed
tenspeed
Reputation 74,710
View All

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.