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1985-1992 Fleetwood, 1993 Sixty Special, All FWD Forum Discussion, Deville puttering sometimes in Past Cadillac Vehicle Discussion; Let the TB cleaner evaporate or stuff a rag into the TB and sop up as much of it as ...
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    Re: Deville puttering sometimes



    Let the TB cleaner evaporate or stuff a rag into the TB and sop up as much of it as you can. Then start it and let it idle for a bit. It'll clear up.

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    Re: Deville puttering sometimes

    Was the problem the reason you cleaned the throttle? You say "still puttering". Or do you mean since you did it?

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    Year make eng size codes? Is this part of another thread?

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    What?

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    Re: Deville acting weird

    I just merged the OP's other thread on TB cleaning with this one - go back and read it all from the start.

    onecool, The OP has a 1998 Deville base, VIN Y - it's in his login header.

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    Re: Deville puttering sometimes

    The problem was the puttering before I cleaned tb still does

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    Can you describe the puttering a bit? Misfiring?

    Have you pulled the codes?

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    Re: Deville puttering sometimes

    I am unfamiliar with the term "Puttering". Provide a thorough description of problem and conditions required to produce it please. Also check for codes.

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    Re: Deville puttering sometimes

    Going to pull codes... When I get on the gas it feels like car is puttering as in not going like it used to not running right at all maybe is misfire not sure though

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    B2711 only code

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    I can be pushing on the gas and the car wont take or without I would say jerking to go or can be gong 55 and feel the jerk

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    Could the feeling I'm getting be surging? Furl pump seen a other post of that

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    A lack of power and cutting out could be a sign of a failing fuel pump. You can rent a pressure gauge at most parts stores.

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    Re: Deville puttering sometimes

    Would advance do it... Yeah today i was stopped at light and felt like car was going to go without foot on gas

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    I think most Advance locations have a loan a tool program.

    Fighting the brakes with your foot off the gas is not a sign of low fuel pressure.

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    Re: Deville puttering sometimes

    When I cleaned the tb I didn't get it completely carbon clean didn't have much time should I take more time get it completely clean

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    Well if it's not clean, yes. Make sure the edges of the throttle plate are clean too, and clean the IAC valve and passage while you're in there.

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    Re: Deville puttering sometimes

    How do you get in the pagans with just the throttle ppen

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