Engine surges to 5500 rpm

Asked by Dec 04, 2012 at 07:29 AM about the 1990 Oldsmobile Toronado 2 Dr STD Coupe

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

1990 Oldsmobile Toronado 3800 engine surges to 5500rpms but does not stall.  I just replaced CKP and
fule injector O-rings.  What could cause this

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Misfire under a load. My 92 regal ran just fine at an idle and light acceleration but when I would floor the gas it would spit and sputter. Looked at it the next day and it turned out to be a cracked 3/6 coil. Inspect your entire ignition.

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