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Hey Lisa==If it started when the plugs were installed they could be the wrong brand or gap, or the wires and rotor and cap could need replaced. GoodluckJoe A common mistake for this happening after the plugs were installed and the car ran fine beforehand is that the plug wires were put back on the wrong cylinders. If you check all that and it all checks out good, you might have bad gas.

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Q: Why would a car with new spark plugs sputter?
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What would cause a car to sputter when it accelerates?

bad fuel bad spark plugs incorrect timing

Why would your car idle fine but sputter when you accelerate?

There are a number of reasons why a car would idle find but sputter when you accelerate. It could need a new spark plugs. You may also have to replace the filters. It might also be an issue with the air flow.

What would cause a car to stall sputter and loss power when applying the gas The problem is random?

Lots of things. From misfiring spark plugs to incorrect timing to deposit build up.

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.

Why would a Chevy 350 sputter on acceleration?

bad spark plugs and spark plugs wires, engine is missing, if plugs and wires dont work, get your engine looked at ==new answer== check your fuel filter also if your carb is stopped it will be sluggish and will sputter, also @night you can drive your car or truck for about 10 min and then look @ the catylist and if its glowing you can knock a hole in it and it will stop your sputter but changing is recommended. if that dont stop it then buy a can of seafom eng treatment and run thru fuel system from 1/2 tank of fuel this should fix problem.

How do you change spark plugs in 1988 TA?

Same as you normally would in any other car, depends on the spark plugs.

Why does your car sputter in the rain?

A car could sputter in the rain if the car needs new seals. There could also be a spark plug or wire that needs to be replaced.

How long do spark plugs last?

How long spark plugs last depends on the brand of spark plug and the condition of the car. In a well maintained car, some spark plugs will last from 3 to 7 years.

What causes a car to jerk while driving?

What causes a car to jerk while driving can be based on many factors. A car can sputter due to engine compression issues, bad transmission, engine misfire, bad spark plugs or even low fuel.

How do you change spark plugs on a 2003 explorer 4.6?

It is important to replace car parts after so many miles. Spark plugs are changed by disconnecting the batteries, the spark plug cables, removing the spark plugs, replace them with new spark plugs, reconnecting the cables, and the car battery.

What do old spark plugs do to a car?

Old spark plugs can make a car misfire, run rough, and not fire at all.

Would loose spark plugs result in trouble starting the car?

Loose spark plugs would result in a loss of compression. This would make starting difficult and if the engine ran at all it would do so badly.

How many spark plugs does the 2002 Toyota Camry have?

Like any car it depends on how many cylinders the car has. If it is a 4 cylinder then it has 4 spark plugs. If it's a 6 cylinder it has 6 spark plugs. An 8 cylinder truck has 8 spark plugs

Does a new car engine come with new spark plugs?

The engine as delivered in a new car has all spark plugs, but a replacement engine almost never comes with spark plugs as they are considered a "consumable."

How do you gap spark plugs for a 1986 Mercedes-Benz 190E?

The same way you gap spark plugs for any car that uses spark plugs.

How do you replace spark plugs on a 1997 grand marquis?

Disconnect the car battery, disconnect the spark plug cables, and remove the old spark plugs. Next put in the new spark plugs, re-connect the spark plug cables and connect the car battery.

Where are the spark plugs located on Toyota Rav 4?

When changing spark plugs it is important to know their location under the hood of the car. For a Toyota Rav4 the spark plugs are under the engine cover that has the car symbol on it.

Why does your 1983 Ford Lincoln Town Car sputter whenever you apply more gas?

Could be a blown head gasket, inspect spark plugs for coolant contamination plus loss of coolant and excessive pressure in radiator

What causes when engines rotates but will not start for a 2002 Ford F-350 7.3 liter turbo dieasel?

it could be a number of no diesel mechanic but check your spark plugs and spark plugs wires, it seems your battery is ok if the car turns may not be firing if the car doesnt my 1st guess would be to check if ur getting any spark at the spark plugs there is only glow plugs not spark plugs. were talken bout a diesel right?

How many spark plugs on a 95 Toyota tercel?

spark plugs = the number of cylinders your car has. Tercel should be a 4 cylinder so 4 spark plugs.

Does a 2006 dodge stratus have spark plugs?

yes it does, every car has spark plugs or it wouldn't start.

How do you know when to replace spark plugs?

You should replace the spark plugs when your car won't start first time but does eventually.

An auto mechanic ordered eight car spark plugs and four truck spark plugs Car spark plugs cost 75 and truck spark plugs cost 300 apiece Use the distributive property to find the total cost of t?

the correct anawer is damon l. bryant

On a 2001 mustang there is spark at the plugs but the car does not start what would you look at first?

I would look at the fuel system next. It takes two thing to make a car run, fuel and spark.

If you replace the spark plugs will it make a car faster?

Changing your spark plugs could theoretically make your car faster but not enough to make a noticeable difference. Changing your spark plugs when they are worn will increase your fuel mileage slightly.