No pull power

Asked by Jul 30, 2017 at 04:51 AM about the 1997 Buick Riviera Supercharged Coupe FWD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I had the harmonic balancer replaced on my
97 buick Riviera. It had periodically stared
going dead at red lights.I drove it to a friends
to replace the h.b. and when I tried leaving it
wouldn't go hardly at all.had to be towed
home. What could of happen to cause this

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Greetings..on the issue of 97 Riviera..I don't know of any condition that the harmonic balancer would have on the vehicle dying at lights. Question why was the balancer replaced? Dying at lights appears to be related to the vehicle's cam sensor and the issue of the vehicle's inability of moving..check the exhaust system to ensure energy is able to flow could be the vehicle's catalytic convertor is clogged and or the vehicle's fuel injectors are clogged. Good Luck..

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