WHY WOULD MY CAR HESITATE AND JUMP PERIODICALLY

  • Tiny
  • HANAPUN
  • 2006 Chrysler PT Cruiser
  • 56,000 miles

Like it is about to stall for a few seconds and then not stall? It seems to be happening more often. Maybe, now 2-3 times within 2 hours driving time. I initially stopped using the air-conditioner and that seemed to help at first. But, it is still happening now. Also, the check engine light has been coming on and off since I got the car three years ago. I have been told THIS is probably caused by a loose gas valve.

Tuesday, August 7th, 2012 AT 2:24 PM

1 Answer

  • Tiny
  • KHLow2008
  • Expert
  • 41,938 posts

You need to get a scan done to retrieve the trouble code to understand what could be wrong.

Most parts outlets provides free scanning services.

Let me have the EXACT trouble code.

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Tuesday, August 7th, 2012 AT 2:40 PM

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