It takes about 8-10 seconds to finally crank, when it does i have to keep my foot on the accelerator our it will shut right off? Even when I'm drive i have to drive with both feet or it will cut off

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Asked by Nov 01, 2015 at 03:04 PM about the 1992 Cadillac Seville Base

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Can someone pleases help me? I'm in a
new city trying to start a new life and don't
know any mechanic. Im in Tears!!!!

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Sounds like a dirty or stuck IAC (Idle Air Control) valve. HTH. -Jim

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It could be anything from the fuel pump to a clogged air filter. When did it begin this problem? How far have you drove it since the problem began?

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It began back in March of this year. I drive it everyday but it has never left me on side of the road. I drove it back to home town which is 100 miles from where I'm at now, and my mechanic said it wasn't my fuel pump since i made it that far.

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This may sound crazy but turn on your AC. You have a device that increases the idle when the AC is on ... if it works then perhaps you can pull the fuse from the AC clutch (under the hood is a fuse box and the cover identifies the fuse)

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I suspect you may have a partially clogged catalytic converter or the IAC that Js mentioned

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Thank you very much. When I turn the AC on the idle gets really really low and it cuts off

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I did recommend that you disable the AC by pulling the fuse

375

Sounds like fuel injection problem

375

Throw some fuel injection cleaner in the tank. Also r u using high test gas or regular ?

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I'm using the plus because it can't take regular or it will run terrible. But when the problem first arose I used fuel injection cleaner and the problem was still there.

375

I own a 92 Seville I have had some fuel injection problem ended up changing the # 6 injector also ck you're filters €air &fuel

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