Car Starting Problems
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What would make converter was cherry red and now not start at all HAVE A 1988 BUICK REAGLE 2.8 MOTOR 45K MILES I DRIVE THE CAR AND IT IS KIND OF SLUGISH BUT I GIVE IT A LITTLE GAS AND IT GOES BUT WHEN?

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02/06/2007

If the converter is running excessively hot it's because you're getting too much fuel into the exhaust. You may have a sticking injector or possibly a plugged air cleaner.