Running Problems

Mazda 323 Seems to Idle Rough and Dies Sometimes

Hello Mr.Davis I have a 323 Mazda 1987 at present I have a problem. When I start the car it is idling […]

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What Causes Rough Idle In My Car

I have a 323 Mazda at present I have a problem with idle speed. When I start the car it is idling […]

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VW Passat Turbo – Loss Of Power

Reader Question I have a 1998 VW  Passat 4 cyl turbo. I was driving the car,and being stupid,when I pulled up at […]

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My Car Tries To Die and Then Revs Up In Park – Why Is This?

Ok I have a problem I tried searching on your site first but couldn’t find anything related to the problem I am […]

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Throttle Body Cleaning Tips

Is your car engine dying at slow speeds or at stops signs? Does the idle speed fluctuate up and down before the […]

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Ford Explorer Runs Bad On Acceleration

Hi, I just read with interest your list of maintenance suggestions for cars with up to 120,000 miles on them, however, mine […]

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By October 11, 20109 Comments Read More →

Pontiac Sunfire Looses Power – Engine Bogs Down

Reader Question Hello my name is Joseph I got a 1995 Pontiac Sunfire with 4 cylinder 2.2L engine with a 3 speed […]

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By November 30, 20080 Comments Read More →

1996 Chevy Camaro – Blown Head Gasket or EGR Problem?

About two months ago the check engine light on my 1996 3.8L V6 Chevy Camaro came on. I went to an auto parts store where they read the code and told me I needed a new EGR valve because mine was only function at 10% of what it should be. Well, my mechanic disagreed, saying the EGR valve should not go bad after only 90,000 miles.

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By September 25, 20084 Comments Read More →

1999 Isuzu Rodeo Runs Bad And Engine Surges

I have a 1999 Isuzu Rodeo (used) that has 100,000 mi and has been having the same problems for 3 years now. The car will shake or shutter violently at stoplights or stop signs and idles really high.

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1992 Buick Century Engine Misses and Cuts Out On Freeway

I have a 92 Buick Century I just bought. When driving at cruise speed my car sputters after a half hour of driving, but does not when accelerating, decelerating, or at idle. I did not hear any strange noises such as popping from the engine or exhaust.

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