Best Answer

Both can cause it.

User Avatar

Wiki User

โˆ™ 2004-10-19 09:51:34
This answer is:
User Avatar

Add your answer:

Earn +5 pts
Q: Would a car jerk and have low RPMs because of a dirty fuel filter or bad fuel injector?
Write your answer...

Related Questions

Why does the air filter smell like gas?

Leaking fuel filter or fuel filter connections; Plugged, dirty or poorly connected fuel injector(s).

Would a car shut off because of dirty fuel filter?


Why is your 2004 6 liter diesel blowing lots of black smoke?

Air filter dirty or bad injector

Why would a diesel car lose power and is there any timing adjustment on diesel cars?

A dirty air filter will cause a lost of power, also a clogged fuel filter will - Yes there are timing marks - but they are on the injector pump & usally don't change unless the hold down is lose. A good injector cleaner is a good idea to use when you fill-up.

Why is my 88 mx6 cutting out at 3000-4000 RPMS would it be because the fuel filter is dirty?

Could be a dirty or plugged fuel or air filter or could have a rev limiter installed on engine that is working properly

Can you give me an example of a sentence with the word Filter in it?

The air FILTER needs to be changed because it is dirty.

What would cause a 1990 beretta gt to not shift into 3rd gear?

dirty filter or stripped bands. pray its a dirty filter.

Why does 91 skylark start but dies after switch released use to do this when cold only?

Had repaired along with dirty fuel filter the fuel injector was bad. Would work long enough to start then quit. $140.00 to fix

1997 Dodge Intrepid is idling rough have changed plugs. but still idels rough?

Spark plug wires? Coil pack? Dirty injector? Spark plug wires? Coil pack? Dirty injector? Spark plug wires? Coil pack? Dirty injector?

Why does your 2002 Ford Focus chug when at stop?

Your injectors and injector pump may need cleaning, approx. $100. Or it may be as simple as a clogged, dirty fuel filter.

What happens if the transmission filter is dirty?

I have metal in the transmission pan and the filter is dirty

What causes a gas smell on your 1997 villager whenever the air conditioning is on?

Leaking fuel filter or fuel filter connections; Plugged, dirty or poorly connected fuel injector(s); Punctured or damaged fuel tank.

Why do I smell gas from engine?

Click on the link to your right for the answer. Because of a gas leak?????? Leaking fuel filter or fuel filter connections; Plugged, dirty or poorly connected fuel injector(s); Leaking or faulty fuel pump; Leaking fuel lines; Punctured or damaged fuel tank.

Would a dirty filter have anything to do with a pilot light going out on a furnace?

Not usually. Probably a bad or dirty thermocouple.

What causes rough idle at low rpm on a 2000 Kia Sportage?

possibly a bad fuel injector. Try some fuel injector cleaner. Add it to the can't hurt I would suggest a bottle of Techron, you can get at Walmart or most auto stores. It's the best I have used. It could also be a broken plug wire, a plug wire that may have come off the end of the spark plug, a dirty fuel filter, clogged or dirty air filter, dirty throttle body, a Vacuum line may have come off ....just a few things that may be causing it also.

Why your 93 civic dx hesitates and has poor acceleration?

Check if air filter is dirty. You may need to replace fuel filter, this might be the one causing problem. Also buy injector and carburetor cleaner at your local store.

What would cause a Honda Accord to start chugging while driving?

Dirty fuel filter or air filter.

What would cause a rough idle on a 1994 silverado 5.7?

Clogged fuel filter Failing fuel pump Dirty plugs Failing plug wires Dirty Air Filter

Can a dirty cabin air filter cause bad oil burning?

No. A dirty cabin air filter would restrict the air flow from the heating, air conditioning and ventilation systems.

Why would a fuel injection bike bog down?

Bad fuel, dirt in the fuel filter, dirty air filter.

Is it a good idea to just change the fluid and not the filter?

No it is not. Why would you want to pump CLEAN FLUID through a dirty FILTER.

Why would a 1999 Chevy Tahoe misfire?

Vacuum leak, clogged/dirty fuel injector, bad spark plug/ wires.

Why do you have to use starter fluid ever time to crank a 1994 Chevy astro van after you had changed the fuel pump the filter the relay the plugs the coil the computer the Intake manifold tuning valve?

maybe its the fuel injector...or perhaps the line to the fuel injector...clogged or dirty.

Why would the engine while accelerating bog down and lose power?

Dirty fuel filter, dirty air filter, bad catalytic converter, restricted exhaust, insufficient fuel pressure.

What would cause a misfire on your 97 s10 v6?

A bad spark plug, spark plug wire, distributor cap, rotor, fuel injector, fuel pressure regulator, incorrect fuel pressure, dirty fuel filter, contaminated fuel (water),