Car will spit and sputter when excelerating will idal ok sputters a little?

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sounds like it is need of a tune up.

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1997 4cyl cranks up spits a little runs ok few seconds spits again?

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What is wrong with my car if it spits and sputters when turned off after a long drive and is leaking a little water on the ground?

This is because your vehicle's engine is almost at the highest operating temperature as you drove a long drive and you may have shut the engine down without letting it to cool for a minute or two. here what happens is your engine is hot and the heat is exchanged through the radiator to atmosphere...

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What would cause your car to spit and sputter only when you accelerate?

I'm sure that there are many correct answers to this question.Sputtering usually happens when there is a lack of fuel or spark when the engine attempts combustion.Many things can cause an engine to sputter, however "sputtering during acceleration only" is often due to a lack of or an incorrect ti...

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What causes a engine to spit and sputter while driving but the car idles fine?

dirt in the carburator, incorrect fuelling or ignition (i.e. spark) breaking down under load.Check that fuel is getting through, fuel pressure & that injectors are spraying correctly, and that plugs are giving a good healthy blue spark. If spark is weak it could be plugs, leads, coil, distrib...

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Why and what will make my 2.3 spit and splutter when I'm accelerating or high rpms?

Could be in need of a tune up.

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Why does RPM stick when excelerating car?

Is the gas pedal stuck to floor? If so then inspect the spring located on the throttle body under the hood

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85 jeep Cherokee spitting and spudering when pressing gas why runs ok in first and second but hit 3rd and starts acting up?

try replacing the fuel filter in the side of the carburetor

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Why is your car not putting out heat when idaling?

All internal combustion engines generate heat when they run. If your automobile is not generating heat when it is idling, there are several reasons.1. The coolant level is too low.2. The thermostat is not opening3. The water pump is not moving enough coolant and it could be bad.It is normal for t...

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Ok my car over heated and spit water all over my engine.the car died now the engine shakes and is spitting out lots of water from tail pipe and its spurting..the shake seems to be getting better?

Probably a gasket has blown. Time to take it (tow it) to a garage.

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2006 Honda accord sputters and check engine light on. Had to jump off the other night and since then spits and sputters. took it to Honda they said Vtech oil pressure switch?

The VTEC oil pressure switch is a safeguard to the VTEC system; it will only allow VTEC to engage if there is sufficient oil pressure. VTEC only engages at higher RPMs so the engine should not spit and sputter at idle; it may well stumble at high RPMS or, if the computer is in limp mode it may en...

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Why does a Datsun backfire after acceleration already replaced the plugs wiresdist capdistributor coils after the choke kicks off it will not take the gas it spits and sputters and backfires loud?

There are many things that can cause this issue. It could be that the timing is not set correctly or that the timing chain or belt is stretched causing the car to be out of time.

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Why would a car sputter and miss?

start with your ignition check your plugs and wires then your disributor or coils if that's not it try your fuel system like the filter or the fuel pump

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What is wrong when your car sputters at idle and when you rev up engine it sputters then kicks in and fuel comes out tailpipe?

need to check your evap system or you have a blown head

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Will a bad o2 sensor cause sputtering?

A dirty or failing sensor puts too much or too little fuel into the engine causing it to run rough or sputter.Oxygen sensors must be replaced on a regular basis.If they are not working correctly or are dirty they don't ignite the fuel cleanly and the car can misfire or sputter.

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What causes a car to sputter and misfire when it is raining outside?

Frequently in older vehicles, high humidity or rainy weather can cause poor performance, usually because of a problem in the ignition system. Moisture and condensation may be forming in the distributor. Also, the ignition (suppression) wires may be old and arcing from one cable to another, causin...

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Why is my car shaking and sputtering?

Dirty or Worn Out Spark Plugs Are the Most Common Cause of Engine Shaking.Spark plugs that are dirty or worn out will not fire properly, which means they aren't igniting the fuel in each of the piston cylinders in a timely manner.

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What causes a car to sputter when starting?

Bad or Dirt Spark Plugs or Fuel Injectors The next thing that could cause your car to sputter when starting is bad or dirty spark plugs.This is because it takes a spark to ignite the fuel to get the engine going and if the spark plugs are dirty, then it may not be giving enough of a spark causin...

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93Corsica you drive car 30 to 40 minutes pull up to a stop car spits sputters and dies restart put in drive it dies sit for a couple minutes starts right up and goes this is intermittent but constant?

hi!,had the same problem with our 93`.Disconnecting the plug to the tcc solenoid corrected our problem.On the upper right hand side of the transmission(behind and just slightly below the alternator)there is a black plastic plug in.Pry the plastic locks away on the side of the plug and wiggle it o...

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1991 Cavalier after driving 20-30 minutes car will sputter and stall but will restart what might cause this symptom?

the ecm is behind the glove box. take it down and replace the prom. the prom is behind a plate held on by two screws.I have fixed two cars like yours by changing the prom.

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When car sputters when you turn car off?

That is called "run on." It is usually caused by the ignition timing being too far advanced. If it is an automatic, shut it off in gear, until you get the problem fixed.

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When the brakes are applied the pedal sinks a little and then the car stop?

yes, that happened to me once..

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Why will engine hesitate and sputter on acceleration and run normal at static idle?

There are a few possibilities, there might be a restriction in the air system, usually caused by a plugged air filter, if not, it is also possible your fuel filter is plugged, if that doesn't fix the problem, the most likely issue is a weak fuel pump.

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What would cause a car to sputter when it accelerates?

bad fuel bad spark plugs incorrect timing

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Your Front passenger axle a little bent is it ok to drive like that?

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Your dodge1998 stratus will not stay running when it lets a little warm?

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What causes a car to sputter and idle rough?

Fuel injector nozzles can become clogged over time, which can lead to a sputtering engine, slow acceleration and the car not having enough power.Vacuum Leak: A leak in the vacuum system can lead to a sputtering or rough running engine.As the problem progresses the vehicle can hesitate or stall wh...

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Why does my car sputter and shake?

Bad or Dirty Spark Plugs: Spark plugs are responsible for igniting the fuel in the combustion chamber.If they are not working correctly or are dirty they don't ignite the fuel cleanly and the car can misfire or sputter.Vacuum Leak: A leak in the vacuum system can lead to a sputtering or rough run...

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Have a 1993 Buick after warm up the automatic transmission will like disengage and the engine will rev up stop car and turn off ignition and wait a min and restart car will drive ok then repeats?

YOU COULD BE LOOKING AT A BAD TORQUE CONVERTER.(99% OF THE TIME THE TRANSMISION NEEDS TO BE CHANGE WITH IT.)NOT CHEAP.

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Why does your car sputter and stall when you press the gas?

Could be many reasons. If the check engine light is illuminated, check for codes first.

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Why does car have little power on take off but take off ok at about20mph?

so udont over heat the engaine to fast.

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What does it mean when your car excelerates without having your foot on the gas?

More than likely it is your idle control sensor. It will idle, and then all of a sudden by itself rev up. If it continues to rev constantly your throtle cable may be broke, the spring, or possible the cable is catching on something

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Why does my 1986 Camry sputter and backfires when first cranked It does this at cold startup and wants to shut off when giving it gas. Once it is warmed up and driven it seems to run ok.?

Your car is running to rich meaning it's getting to much gas.

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Your car sputters in idle and acceleration?

take it to a garage there may be something wrong with the fuel delivery system.

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Why is my car sputtering and backfiring?

The most common cause for this problem is a weak fuel pump which cannot supply the volume of fuel needed for the injectors to produce a proper spray pattern or deliver the amount of fuel needed for engine acceleration.Some cars have a fuel filter which can also cause a fuel pressure and volume re...

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Does a throttle body spacer help your car excelerate quicker?

It improvea the horsepower, torque and the fuel economy of a car.

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The law of supply & demand. The auto manufactures build what we consumers damand. The law of supply & demand. The auto manufactures build what we consumers damand.The law of supply & demand. The auto manufactures build what we consumers damand.

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Will a little bit of gas hurt a diesel engine?

As little as 1% gasoline contamination will lower the diesel flash point by 18 degrees C.This means the diesel fuel will prematurely ignite in the diesel engine, which can lead to engine damage.Gasoline contamination can also damage the fuel pump and mess up diesel injectors.

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Whats wrong with your 2001 trooper transmission it drives ok when cold but when heat up a little transmission doesn't shift?

having same problem with 89 chev 1500 if i find out whats wrong I'll give you what i got

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My 1991 cutlass ciera does not want to start coughs and sputters and will finally start and run great but then when car is turned off will not want to start again?

Replace your fuel filter; if it still happens I suspect your fuel pump is getting weak and should be checked for pressure output. Has your battery been replaced lately? The reason I am asking is that when you put in a new battery, or you're old battery needs charged, when you first start it, it h...

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Will a little gas hurt a diesel engine?

Putting Gasoline in Diesel Fuel So the flash point wouldn't be consistent throughout the entire tank.This means the diesel fuel will prematurely ignite in the diesel engine, which can lead to engine damage.Gasoline contamination can also damage the fuel pump and mess up diesel injectors.

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What causes a 93 Saturn to hesitate and sputter when shifting gears?

egr valve may be clogged or bent. where do i find the egr valve on my 93 Saturn sc2?

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The Little White Car was created in 2004.

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Will a little diesel hurt a gas engine?

Diesel fuel doesn't need assistance to ignite, and it has a thicker consistency than gasoline.As a result, diesel can jam a gas engine's fuel injectors, filters and lines.You need to fix the problem immediately, as the longer diesel sits, the more damage it can do to the fuel system, engine and i...

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Your car jerks and sputters when im letting off the clutch even when you let out slowly Can someone help?

If the problem is only happens when you take off then I would think it is clutch related; Oil on a clutch will cause it to grab,chatter etc. Also, if the clutch has a lot of miles on it, it may be just worn out.If this jerking happens as you drive the vehicle during acceleration , then your vehic...

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My car refuses to keep running it starts fine and will run for about 10 minutes then it will sputter and die the car starts back just fine but will only run for 2-3 minutes at a time afterwards?

Sounds like a fuel problem. First change the fuel filter. If the problem presists after this, look at other areas such as the fuel pump, fuel pressure regualator, etc.

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If the buyer for your used car pays via a check or money order rather than cash, accept only the exact amount of the negotiated sale price for the vehicle.The vehicle buyer may have to pay a fee, but you'll avoid a likely bigger one for taking a bad check that bounces.

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Why would a car sputter and stall and then not start again?

FUEL PUMP IS YOUR PROBLEM {why do you think its the fuel pump?}

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Why does my car sputter when I go uphill?

Fuel injector nozzles can become clogged over time, which can lead to a sputtering engine, slow acceleration and the car not having enough power.If they are not working correctly or are dirty they don't ignite the fuel cleanly and the car can misfire or sputter.The plugs will need to be replaced ...

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Why does my car sputter when I turn it off?

Usually it's a sign of one or more of the following: (1) excessive gasoline remains inside the combustion chamber even after shutoff, causing "auto-ignition" (similar to dieseling due to compression ignition) even after you turn off your engine.(3) air filter is a bit clogged, causing the carb to...

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What does it mean if your car sputters when accelerating?

Fuel injector nozzles can become clogged over time, which can lead to a sputtering engine, slow acceleration and the car not having enough power.If they are not working correctly or are dirty they don't ignite the fuel cleanly and the car can misfire or sputter.The plugs will need to be replaced ...

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What cause your car to sputter when you drive it?

It may need a tune up.

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Why is my car sputtering and losing power?

If the fuel injectors are clogged or leaking, your car will have trouble accelerating.Fuel injector problems are usually accompanied by other problems, such as ignition issues and misfiring.If your car is chugging and losing power, consider a fuel injector cleaning or replacement.

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Why is your car smoking from the tailpipe and sputtering?

Timing issue, poor ignition.

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Car cuts off after it jumps sputters and shakes?

Time for a serious tune up.

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Your 1994 Chevy S10 Blazer 4.3 V6 Vortex is running rough on take off it spits and sputters and a poof of black smoke comes out of the exhaust what could be wrong?

one of your problems could be in the injectors they maybe putting to much fuel.

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1992vw cabriolet Just replaced engine when car is cold and you attempt to accelerate the car has a combination of hesitation and sputtering any suggestions?

You may have a broken or disconnected vaccuum line probably at or around the fuel injector or fuel line its most likely caused by a vacuum leak also if its injection check the cold start valve is working on the injection if its carb check the choke butterfly is closing and the choke idle speed is...

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What is the difference between a car sputtering and a car missin?

Sputtering is almost like a person spitting. The car runs but it doesn't have full power, could actually sound like someone spitting. Missing is when there is a consistent and constant slight jerking or vibration. Unless it is really bad it is hard to feel.

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What causes a van to sputter when braking?

Perhaps a vacuum leak either under hood or under dash Perhaps vacuum booster unit check valve defective

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Why does my car sputter when I give it gas?

Bad or Dirty Spark Plugs: Spark plugs are responsible for igniting the fuel in the combustion chamber.If they are not working correctly or are dirty they don't ignite the fuel cleanly and the car can misfire or sputter.Vacuum Leak: A leak in the vacuum system can lead to a sputtering or rough run...

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Why is my car sputtering when I start it?

Bad or Dirt Spark Plugs or Fuel Injectors The next thing that could cause your car to sputter when starting is bad or dirty spark plugs.This is because it takes a spark to ignite the fuel to get the engine going and if the spark plugs are dirty, then it may not be giving enough of a spark causin...

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What makes a car sputter?

A malfunctioning battery can't provide enough power to your ignition system when the motor is idling can cause sputtering. If there is not enough gas, that can cause your vehicle to sputter. If the spark plugs fail to fire will also cause your vehicle to sputter.

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Can dirty gas make a older truck backfire and spit spudder?

Possibly, especially if it is contaminated with water

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Will a cake be ok in the car for about 2 hours?

I'm pretty sure it won't be ok.

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Why does your 95 olds aceiva run fine then suddenly sputters and dies then in a few minutes will start and run fine again?

there are several sensors and mabe junk in your gas tank

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Quits running turn over ok let set for about 15 min willcrank and run ok on short runs ok long runs it will stop you changed the cap rotor and coil same thing?

Have the computer tested. If there seems to be no other problems than the car just stopping itself and the car not starting the the computer is often to blame. If your car is a Honda, this is a fairly common problem.

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Your car starts cool but when it warms up its like it cant get air and sputters out?

try replacing o2 sensor also the check the fuel filter

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What would be wrong if the car sputters when you're driving and press the gas pedal to accelerate?

You might want to check your fuel line filter, vacuum hoses, EGR valve, ECT, air filter, spark plugs and wires. These are the most common parts that would cause that type of problem. If the "check engine" light is on, take to the nearest autozone and they can they tell you exactly what is wrong..

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Why does the car shake sputter and when it tries to accellerate it can't at anything above 60mph?

FIRST CHECK YOUR FUEL FILTER. NEXT IS FUEL INJECTORS OR CARB NEEDS CLEANING.I AM ASSUMING YOU HAVE ALREADY HAD A FULL TUNE UP OF COURSE.

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You have a 99 Nissan maxima and when the car is put in park or drive it shakes and the power doesnt seem to be there when you excelerate we think it might be the egr or knock sensor?

Sounds a little fishy to me. Do you have a check engine light on? If so check for codes. Otherwise, check for dirty throttle body or bad powertrain mount. Oh, park... forget the mount. Dirty throttly body or bad IAC are mos likely. Just possibly as bad spark plug. You aren't using regular gas in ...

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I believe it is an old vespa 400.

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1997 cougar spits and spudders on take off has no power then it will take off and drive fine until you stop?

The first thing I would check is the Mass Air Flow Sensor located at the Air Filter Box. Any debris will make it malfunction. Could also be contaminated fuel. If the Check Engine light is on then have it checked. You can usually have it scaned at a parts store free. This will put you in the ball ...

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What causes a car to sputter and idle rough on my 1994 Honda civic lx?

That is not normal. There are many things that could be causing that problem. The easiest and cheapest thing you could do is to replace the fuel filter. Usually they will run just a few bucks at the local auto store. If that doesn't do the trick, try to see if your car is smoking at all and try t...

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What would cause an 87 Honda CRX Si to flood after setting for a short time or setting overnight Car is hard to start followed by gas odor and rough idle sputter for about 30 seconds and then runs ok?

1987... I guess it could have a carburator. So if it does, maybe the carb. is leaking down the intake. That would do it.

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What causes a 1990 cutlass ciera hesitate and sputter when gas pedal is depressed or crusing and symptoms stop when brake is applied?

A 1990 Cutlass Ciera might hesitate and sputter when the gas pedal is depressed because of water in the fuel or because of damaged or dirty fuel injectors. You might also have an issue with the wiring or the distributor.

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Your car is sputtering when hit the brakes and it sometimes even cuts off what could that be?

Perhaps a vacuum leak at the power brake booster or the check valve on the booster.

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Why would your 1997 Oldsmobile cutlass backefire and sit and sputter when you press on the gas?

If the check engine light is or has illuminated we need to know the code(s). The ignition module is one possibility. The MAF (Mass Air Flow) sensor is another. Try cleaning the MAF sensor with MAF sensor cleaner. Use Only MAF sensor cleaner and follow the directions on the can.

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Why would a 93 ford temp starts and runs fine but when put in gear it sputters?

Needs a tune up? Bad EGR valve maybe? Vacuume leak? Hard to say.

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Why would a car sputter at low speeds when in drive?

If a car is sputtering at low speeds when driving one thing it could be is a clogged fuel filter. Another possibility is the catalytic converter could need replaced.

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Why would a 92 Paseo take a while to accelerate and sputter and want to shut off when you try to accelerate from a complete stop?

sounds like a lack of fuel. 1st I would replace the fuel filter. If this does not help, have the fuel pump checked.

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Why does 2003 Ford Taurus run fine but has trouble idling and will sputter and stall and the check engine light is on now?

If the check engine light comes on it is best to take it to a auto part store or mechanic for a diagnosis. They will be able to inform the owner what the issues is.

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You have a 1989 Nissan sentra XE hatchback with a 16 l engine Intermitantly the car's engine will start to stutter and shake at idle and spit while making black exhaust smoke if you rev it any ideas?

I as well have a 1989 Sentra that would do the same and the problem was that when the engine got warm, the oil started to leak into the distributor. The oil would mess up the ignition timing, hence the poor idle and non burn issues. Take apart your distributor and see if there is any oil in it. I...

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Your wifes car spits and sputers in the mornings only what is wrong it is a 99 infiniti G20?

force-clean fuel injectors and reset engine timing and base idle every 30k miles. if engine light is on, fix it

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Is it ok to run air conditioning when car stopped?

Not sure what you mean by 'stopped' but the simple answer is yes, it is ok.If the engine is not running, but the key is on with the A/C on, basically, the blower motor is the only thing running - the AC compressor is not engaged and moving freon through the system, cooling the air and blowing col...

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When bad battery cause dc car voltage ok. cause ac volt on car running show what ac volt is ok?

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Car starts but unless reeving the engine a little it will stall I Can put in gear with foot on brake while reeving then let up on brake and it will stay started and run until I go to brake?

Had the same problem with my Lincoln. . . . There is a lever that you can rev the engine up from under the hood, that needs to be adjusted to keep more gas going to the vehicle. This is what I did over a year ago and it's still working fine. The downfall is that since it's giving more gas, it obv...

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How can you trace a car you owned when you have little info?

You may be able to obtain a title history for all cars you owned, your insurance agent may have the information, or your bank may have the information in the loan documents.

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What would make a car sputter when you accelerate but drive fine when you ease on the gas?

Because when you go uphill or put "load on the car" this is when the car will miss under load & "not miss" when you ease up on the gas as you are not stressing the engine. As to why this happens can be many thibgs - spark plugs, ignition coil bad or bad plug wires & many more to many to l...

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Car will crank but wont start try to pass a car yesterday and then it started sputtering got it home will crank but wont start threw code all system missfire?

check your spark plugs

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Where can one purchase a little car?

A "little car" isn't really descriptive enough. There are several websites that you could buy a small car from. You could also go to a local car dealership and buy a small car there.

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What is wrong with your car when you let off the accelerater and get back on it it misses and sputters?

Check for a Vacume leak, EGR valve

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What causes a gas smell and gas spitting out the tailpipe on a 95 s10 blazer it floods sometimes when started and kills the battery and idles up and down?

Fuel coming from the exhaust could mean that a cylinder is not burning fuel correctly. Check the spark plugs to see if one is burnt or colored differently. This one will be the cylinder with the problem.

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Little Tikes Cozy Push and Ride cars can be purchased from large retail stores such as Sears and Wal Mart. You can also find these products online at Amazon or eBay.

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a small toyota camary, the take a lot of miles and there decently priced

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Why would a car backfire 1 time then sputter?

A sparkplug misfiring.

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How much does a little car weigh?

1962-65 Peal P50 weighed 130lbs.1953-61 Isetta weighted 1,050lbs.Small cars today are heavier at:New fiat 500 weighs 2,000lbs.smart car weighs 1,600lbs.

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Will keeping your windows open a little prevent them from exploding in heat?

No. This idea is generally considered an old wives tale, as most cars' passenger compartments are not airtight.

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Why does Car idles fine but in gear sputters and jerks?

idle set too low, adjust the fuel to air mixture on a carb vehicle. if fuel injected, your injectors may need cleaned. Kadius1964~blog me.

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Is it ok to have 3 tires the same ratio and 1 different on a car?

By ratio if you mean size, the answer is no unless the car comes from the factory with a different size rear tires than front tires like some sports cars. In that case you would have 2 tires the same size on the front and 2 tires another size on the rear. You should never ever run 2 different siz...

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Never. Children should not be left unattended in cars - there's just too much trouble they can get into.

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