I have a 99olds 88. it wont crank on the first turn but it will start on the crank. I change my spark plugs and wires . Put a new fuel filter on it and just put a fuel pump on in Oct.16, Now when its

Asked by Mar 10, 2017 at 12:56 PM about the 1999 Oldsmobile Eighty-Eight 4 Dr LS Sedan

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

when its cranked it runs good for a while than it starts puttering like its going
to cut off. I have to keep pumping the gas pedal for it to go.One time it just
would not go any further and died out. But when it sat a while it crunk right
up.Do you think its the coil pack?

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Could be a weak spark, just take the coil pack off and have it tested at an auto parts store. Also you could check the spark, see what it looks like, it should be a white or blueish in color, not orange in color.

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