ignition module on my 1989 Cutlass Ciera?

Asked by bekkire Feb 15, 2020 at 09:58 AM about the 1989 Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera SL Coupe FWD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I have a 1989 Cutlass Ciera with 70,100 on it and it runs great except.....
when it heats up it will start pulling and stuttering and when I get to a stop
sign or light it will stall. Once I pull over and it starts again, which isn't a
problem, the rpm's are racing.
Last year the same thing happened and the ignition module was replaced
and
that seemed to work, could that be the problem again?

3 Answers

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Your cooling system needs maintenance, then I'd look for vacuum leaks and give it a tune up, before worrying about an ignition module.

There is no sign that its overheating, and I had a tuneup last year about 4000 miles ago. As I said, the car runs great until it decides to stall, then when you/I turn it back on, it's like read to roll!

10

My 89 did that and turned out to be the throttle position sensor. Running fine since then. That was 5 yrs ago.

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