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Service engine light came on in 1999 Saturn SL2. Had oxygen sensor replaced already. Could it be bad gas or what else? Sandy
My engine light came on and stayed on. I just filled my car with gas and it jerks on acceleration like it has bad gas in it. I put gas treatment in but it started doing it again today. It runs great once it gets going. The gas mileage is poor, it took three tries to start car one day. I have had this car for 4years and never had spark plugs changed, could ...
My check engine light is on. Could this be a bad gas cap?
I recently purchased a 1992 Dodge Dakota. It has 19,800 miles on the odometer and is a 5.2 V8 automatic. When I drive the Dakota, the engine randomly dies on me. There is not sputtering, coughing or anything to indicate an issue. The tachometer just flatlined to zero and it turned off. When the engine is on it runs really strong, no hesitations or lack of ...
For the last couple of weeks, every time I stop at a stop light or stop sign, my Chevy Trailblazer idles very rough. It feels like it's going to stall (does the little shudder thing that cars do right before they stall), but it hasn't ever stalled, yet. I was hoping it was bad gas, so I let the gas run down and filled it up with premium and put in some ...

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