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Old 11-01-2007, 06:02 PM
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88 reatta I HAVE SPENT 4000.00 AND STILL NOT RUNNING RIGHT BAD CODES,MISS,STALLS WHEN COLD,HELP PLEASE
 
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what codes are being sent?





do you have a scanner?

 
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yes what codes are you getting? is this only when cold or all the time?
 
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Old 10-29-2008, 10:59 AM
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check your spark.

make shure your plug wires are on the right spots
check your coil

ignition control unit

what have you done to it already??



comon man..

 
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Old 10-29-2008, 01:23 PM
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Originally Posted by mixman
88 reatta I HAVE SPENT 4000.00 AND STILL NOT RUNNING RIGHT BAD CODES,MISS,STALLS WHEN COLD,HELP PLEASE
I do hope that 4000.00 included the price of the car, any news for us?
 
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better of came with dinner and a reach around for 4k lol
 
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Something to keep in mind,
If the ABS system is disabled the brake system reverts back to typical breaking without ABS.
 
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Old 11-06-2017, 08:11 AM
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BUick Reatta? https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Buick_Reatta Is this the Buick version (not mid engine) of the Pontiac Fiero? Wouldn't even bother, cars like this are nonexistant in ME, wouldn't want to even see one on the road. How 'bout the Geo Storm (photo) OK back then (nice little car) but to put money into one? They all completely rusted into oblivion, the experimental years lol.......

More than likely the motor is shot, over 100K miles maybe, 17 second 1/4 mile in its prime?
 
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