YESTERDAY MY CAR WAS DRIVING COMPLETELY FINE

  • Tiny
  • Anonymous
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Am
  • 112,000 miles

Yesterday my car was driving completely fine. Then suddenly it began to bog majorly. My idle is very high, about 2 grand. There is a profound engine tick, my exhaust is backfiring, and my acceleration is horrible. I checked the vacuum lines, my car is a quart or two high on oil, and there's no CEL so it cant be a PT sensor. Anyone know what my problem could be?

Wednesday, January 23rd, 2013 AT 3:33 PM

1 Answer

  • Tiny
  • hmac300
  • Expert
  • 41,685 posts

First drain teh oil to the proper level, have the coolant system checked for leaks with pressure test. Scan for codes and check fuel pressure. Then check compression

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Wednesday, January 23rd, 2013 AT 3:40 PM

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