2002 Oldsmobile Intrique starting problem.
Did a tune up
spark plugs and wires fuel filter.

Question:
2002 Oldsmobile Intrique is hard to start after it is warmed up. It cranks a long times then stalls and
dies out. Have to start it again and rev it up, then it idles good. Also my gas mileage seems to be
lower than normal.

Is there a common cause for my problem?

Answer:
By what you describe, this sounds like one of two common problems. Either the fuel pressure
regulator is leaking fuel and causing a rich condition. This will cause the engine to flood out.

Or since the check engine light is on, you will need to get the system scanned for codes. You may
have a
trouble code like P1374& for the crank shaft position sensor.

First step is to get the system scanned to see what code is stored. If a code for the crank position
sensor, then it will have to be replaced. I will send pics of the location of the fuel pressure regulator
and the crank;position sensor. Let me know what you find.

VISITOR:
hank sooooooo much !. The fuel regulator was leaking. Got it replaced and the code for a rich
oxygen sensor cleared, now it starts and idles perfect. You guys were GREAT ! Great pics.


2001 Oldsmobile Intrigue 3.5L V6.
Replaced battery and alternator car ran fine for a week and now car won't turn over. Battery and
alternator are fine.

Question:
What would make car not turn over?

Answer:
If you're sure the battery still has a charge, and the car won't crank, you could possibly have a bad
starter motor. You should check for power to the starter when you hold the key in the crank
position. This can be done with a test light at the purple solenoid wire at the starter and the other
end on ground.

If you have power while turning the key to crank, then the starter is bad. If you show no power,
then you have an ignition problem. You'd need to check the ignition cylinder and ignition switch to
make sure they are functioning correctly. Other items can cause the car not to crank as well, such
as a theft deterrent problem, body control module or pcm problem. Those would have to be
checked out at a dealership that has the proper scanning equipment.
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