Could be a timing issue. Timing may be off. Also check your spark plugs. If the engine has a timing belt, the timing sprocket may be wore out on the crankshaft. The timing will be off, loss of engine power and missing at idling speeds.
I have the same year and model as you.Same problem.I changed my spark plugs ,rotor cap and rotor.The problem still persisted, then I changed my spark plug wires and voila all was ok afterwards. Your gas filter may also cause that problem,so get it changed also. Good luck and merry Christmas
try to adjust the distributor.
I found that bad caps in the ECM (computer) will cause the IGN (ignition) fuse to blow.
Jeff Dunham's sidekick is Peanut cause he is sent out the longest!
The most common cause for surging is a vacuum leak
the bolt on the right side , behind (rear) the level check plug must never be touched or loosened. (tranny in car)
On most vehicles, a bad o2 will cause the chech engine light to come on, decrease in fuel mileage, and varioius runing problems including: surging, running rough, stumbling.....
SIdekick 2008 must be cheaper in 2009 cause its not 2008 anymore so maybe.
Yes, a faulty O2 sensor might cause a 1993 Sidekick to stall. It would also cause the car to misfire and use far more gasoline that it needs.
The 98 cavalier holds 4.25 quarts. of oil approximately. The missing dipstick can cause oil to blow out of the dipstick tube while driving.
Check all belts, if belt broke, would cause car to lose power everything then die. Or alternator died.
A missing wire would cause an incomplete circuit.A missing wire would cause an incomplete circuit.
Check the Carborator Height. This can sometimes cause the Carb bowl to over fill, which sends out fumes. This was the verdict I found when mine smelled
test flow in and out of heater core it may be plugged or need replacing, if it is not plugged up check temp controls, may be stuck in vent or a/c setting.
Check the vaccum lines to tour EGR valve cracked or loose vaccum lines will cause the air intake to suck too much air causing it to surge.
first change the blower resistors first , way easier and #1 cause of motor dead. after main switch and fuse. the procedure is long and hard. you need to go to the library and print out the chiltons e-sources on that .
Cause and Effect
i hade the same problem with mine turns out mine was caused by the distributer being faulty. not sure if it is the same with yours but it is worth a try. if that does not work try testing your O2 sensor or idle sensor. . jmm
What would cause my VW golf to cut out whist driving
Alcohol reduces driving skills.
Fishing does not cause global warming.Driving does.
No it can not.
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