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WHAT IS CAUSING MY CARS HESITATION AND SHAKING WHEN GOING OVER 60 AND STOPING?

2002 Oldsmobile Aurora • 80,000 miles

Engine Performance problem
2002 Oldsmobile Aurora 6 cyl Two Wheel Drive Automatic 80,000 miles V8 engine

This vehicle hesitates when applying acceleration and the wheels almost spin backwards. The car also shakes when giong over 60 mph. And when slowing. The oil mysteriously evaporates and will ask to have the engine oil change
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TCARTER0215
October 10, 2012.



The disappearing oil could mean it is being burnt in the cylinders and this can result in the spark plugs fouling up which in turn leads to the hesitation during acceleration due to misfirings.

You need to heve the spark plugs and related components checked.

As to the vehicle shaking at 60 mph, it could be tires requiring balancing, faults in the drive trains or bent rims.

KHLow2008
Oct 10, 2012.