IF THE TIMING JUMPED A TOOTH OR TWO,WOULD IT STILL RUN AND RUN BAD ?

2000 Dodge Intrepid

Tiny

drockel2@gmail.com

December, 8, 2011 AT 9:50 PM

This car sputters and shakes just sitting in the driveway at idle. It doesn't act like a misfire.

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4 Answers

Tiny

Jacobandnickolas

December, 8, 2011 AT 9:52 PM

Check for vacuum leaks, check IAC, check fuel pump pressure. Also, let me know what engine you have.

Tiny

drockel2@gmail.com

December, 8, 2011 AT 10:05 PM

What is the best way to find the vaccum leak?

Tiny

drockel2@gmail.com

December, 8, 2011 AT 10:12 PM

Sorry, it has a 3.2 L engine

Tiny

Jacobandnickolas

December, 8, 2011 AT 10:16 PM

Just visually inspect under the hood, listen for hissing noise when the engine is running, or use carb cleaner. See our homepage under the DIY section if you plan to use carb cleaner. I wrote a how to for safely using it and not starting a fire.

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