with a more than half of tank of gas and the gas pedal to the floor my car misfires and sputters

Eve Harp
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Asked by Feb 19, 2013 at 02:58 PM about the 1991 Oldsmobile Ninety-Eight 4 Dr Touring Sedan

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

with a more than half of tank of gas and the gas pedal to the floor my car misfires and sputters

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James Ramond
17,995

what does a 1/2 tank got to do with that,other than load,therefor,ide suspect spark area like coil,wires,and that little black sensor on firewall with a vacuume hose on it

Chris Anderson
295

Sounds like what my Regency Brougham did w/ vacuum leak

Jesse Brouse
1,145

Could be a vacuum leak but it could also be a burnt gas pump. If your vehicle is taking up more gas then it should be, or your smelling gasoline when exiting the vehicle, that's a sure sign that your gas pump is gone. They're not extremely pricey but they're not cheap either, typical cost would be around $80.00 to $230 depending on what the shop charges and parts. Check the hoses, it could just be a bad / rotten hose.

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