can an air filter cause my olds to stall

Asked by Aug 09, 2015 at 10:55 AM about the 1992 Oldsmobile Eighty-Eight Royale 4 Dr LS Sedan

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I changed my spark plugs & the wires, it still stalls after I drive past 10mph.

4 Answers


If it is completely clogged yes it cause vehicle to stall because its not getting any air.


Just remove air filter and see if it still stalls.

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Agree that it is an easy repair to try. But, it sounds more like a fuel hunger problem: plugged injectors/fuel filter/fuel pump/bad gasoline.


Could also be a plugged catalytic converter. When it stalls you need to see if it has proper fuel pressure or if it losing spark.

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