WHAT MIGHT BE CAUSING THIS?

1997 Honda Civic

Tiny

stockboy91

February, 24, 2012 AT 12:14 AM

HERE'S my problem: When I 1st crank my car, I have to let it warm up for about 3 to 5 mins. If I do not let it warm up when I first start driving and I hit the gas, it kind of just putts. It seems to me like it is not getting gas, but im not sure. What might be causing this?

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1 Answer

Tiny

DrCranknWrench

February, 24, 2012 AT 1:23 PM

It could be a fuel pressure problem.
The first thing I would do is to take it to an Advance Auto or Auto Zone and have them check for trouble codes...they do it for free.
Here is a link to a walk through diagnostic on hesitation issues. It is very good as it goes through the process of elimination in a sensible and logical pattern.

Here is the link;

http://www.2carpros.com/articles/engine-hesitates

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