the car will not run when you put your foot on the gas it is like it is starving for gas


Asked by May 12, 2012 at 12:12 AM about the 1990 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme 4 Dr SL Sedan

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

my 90 oldsmobile will run great sitting still but as soon you give it gas it will not run it misses and it's like it is starving for gas we have tried about everything we can think of

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Could be any number of things, Throttle position sensor, vacuum leak, fuel injector issue, faulty/dirty throttle body.

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put a pressure gage on the car and it keeps bottoming out it will not hold pressure

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well replace the map sensor and the car holds pressure,but it stumbles when you give it gas


What pressure gauge? Fuel pressure? Vacuum pressure? Can you give more detail on what the gauge read?


it was fuel pressure gage,put a new map senor on it and now it holding it's fuel pressure but it has got hard to start

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I havent heard of a map sensor affecting fuel pressure. Check your vacuum pressure.

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