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Why would a 1986 Chevy Cavalier RS 2.8 hesitate like it is not getting gas and have a smell of unburned gasoline?

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2008-08-30 06:28:38
2008-08-30 06:28:38

Maybe all of your cylinders aren't firing. Raw fuel is being sprayed into one of the piston cylinders but the spark isn't igniting or the timing is off and it isn't igniting at the right time. The above is correct. Ignition module and coil packs are a reasonable suspicion, as well as poor plug wires or plugs. Dont forget your vacuum hose or PVC hose that is a common problem with hesitation It could also mean that the fuel pressure regulator has failed, pumping raw gas into the engine. Check the injectors. If one looks wet it could be the o-rings have gone bad and all you need to do is replace the o-rings or at worse replace the injector. I agree. I have a Cavalier and had the same problems. I eventually needed to get 2 fuel injectors replaced, as fuel was apparently going into my exhaust.

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