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  1. Jack GS

    Paying for Fuel with GM Marketplace App (Demo/Review)

    I've been using the Marketplace App to pay for gas and wanted to share my experience since there's not much discussion about it. I have an Exxon Mobil Rewards account, so that's what I linked to. I am guessing the app works similarly for Shell and 76. Getting it set up was very simple and only...
  2. 2016 Verano stalling at stops/ Rough starts

    Hey all, I recently purchased a used 2016 Buick Verano. Vehicle report said it had only one owner beforehand, but it had been sitting on the dealers lot for awhile so it made me bit wary, but regardless; the first 3 weeks of driving were great, but one day after work on the way home the check...
  3. U2LN

    [1996 Buick Park Avenue] fuel pressure issues

    So my sister was given a free 96 Park Avenue by my aunt.... It had been sitting for 3 years or so I believe, but it started up fine. Anyways, we drove it a bit, and it started losing power, (I wasn't driving it myself, so I can't be certain of exact behavior) we pulled into a parking lot...
  4. 1992 Roadmaster Wagon sputtering issue

    Good evening all, I am pulling my hair out (what's left of it) trying to figure this out. I have a '92 Roady wagon with the 350 TBI. The problem I'm having is a hesitation (kind of spits and sputters) on acceleration. Here's the really weird part, if the gas cap is on, it runs worse (almost...
  5. tb.dxb

    Fuel Consumption too high

    Hi All, I realize that Fuel Consumption is a highly debated topic, and "too high" consumption very subjective. Hence, I am trying to put this into some relation. My car: PA Base, 1996, ca. 182k miles. I have driven the car for >10 years in environment not unlike Texas or Arizona...
  6. 99 Lesabre Won't Run

    I have a 99 Lesabre with 160,000+/- miles on it. The radiator busted some months ago and the car overheated and ever since I have trouble with it. I will get it running and it will run for awhile and then something else will happen. This last round however I can not seem to get it going and...
  7. PA Ultra - premium fuel?

    I nailed a deer in my 2001 PA and am looking for another. I never considered the ultra because I do a lot of driving and I dont want to pay for premium fuel. I just want to be sure; does the Ultra require premium fuel? Is it true for all years
  8. Engine hesitation under freeway speed.

    Hello all, 1995 Buick Roadmaster. Engine has hesitation at highway speed. Fuel/no fuel issue I think. I also have an issue when coming to a stop the engine RPMs will drop but not stall the car. I will be pulling the IAC and checking to make sure it is not gummed up with carbon. I have cleaned...
  9. Quick/Rapid hesitaions when starting up a hill at speed, otherwise SMOOOOTH...

    Hello Buick Forum, Car info: 2001 Buick Lesabre Custom - 3800 V6 - 199,500 miles. Problem: I have a new development. I am experiencing a hesitation when driving from flat to uphill. When keeping a steady speed (Manual accelerator pedal control or Cruise Control) on a flat road that transitions...
  10. 1998 Buick Lesabre runs out of gas with about 5 gallons in tank?

    I had the fuel tank, pump and sending unit replaced. Gauge appears to read improperly, but it appears to run out of gas and when we fill it up, it takes like 10 or 11 gallons then runs fine until we get close to 1/4 tank then ( so we dont run out again) we will up and it takes about 10 to 11...
  11. 2001 Park Ave. No start condition. Have spark and fuel.

    Hello, Monday morning I went to start my car 10 min before I leave for work. I turn the key and it started right up, but while being half asleep still I turned it back off after about 30 seconds. I go to start it back up and and my my car wont start. It turns over and all my lights come on but...
  12. 99 park ave struggles to idol after i put gas in it

    I have a 99 buick park ave. The car has recently started acting crazy after i put gas in it for about 20min. It took me a while to figure out this issues is ONLY happens after i put gas in the car. Basically, the car will act like its running out of gas and barely idol and sometimes die out...
  13. 94 Buick Century 3.1 Idle Issues and Vacuum Help

    Ok. So I just acquired a Cent a month or so ago. It has a 3.1 and less than 140k miles. I just replaced a leaky radiator. But a few days ago, it started having erratic idling. Getting higher and lower etc. When I drive it, it smoothes out and isn't noticeable. While replacing the radiator today...
  14. 1983 Buick Skylark Custom V6 2.8L , Problem Need Help

    Okay, My Skylark that i love to death has its engine light on, now this just started after i replaced an upper part of the fuel line which was damaged. There is no leaks, not a thing. Nothing seems wrong but this light does worry me. Any thoughts? Its not too run down, it only has 82 thousand miles.
  15. Emissions mystery - complete loss of power

    Hey Everybody! Hoping someone can give me a little direction in solving this mystery. I inhereted my Mother's Gran Sport 1989 with 76k on V6 - it sat in my driveway for a few years and then I went to smog to get registered and it failed as gross polluter. I took it to my mechanic that does stuff...
  16. Needed, All Regal Brainiacs...this is good

    This just gets better by the day. 96 Regal, 3.1L near 150k. New plugs and wires, new fuel pressure regulator, maf sensor replaced, egr valve replaced and plenum chamber cleaned, and new fuel filter. Hard starting....10-12 tries. Then starts....doesent like it tho as it runs rough. When it...
  17. 96 Buick regal custom 3.8L issues

    Does anyone know a cheap way to fix a leak in a 96 regals fuel tank? or is it smarter just to have it replaced? I talked to a mechanic and he was saying it would be between 500-800 dollars that seemed kind of high to me.
  18. Verano Turbo Fuel Economy on 93 Octane

    I drove my Verano turbo on an 86 mile road trip today. The weather was good; calm winds and temperature in the low 50s. I was pleasantly surprised when I checked the trip computer and it showed I achieved 33.6 miles per gallon on Chevron 93 octane that contained up to 10% ethanol. :) My speeds...
  19. early evaporation pipe/hose from canister

    I'm seeing a broken pipe underneath my 1999 Buick Century Custom coming from the vapor canister going forward to presumably the fuel tank or maybe way up to the front of the engine on the vapor solenoid valve. The section I need is the one going immediately from the vapor canister to somewhere...
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