1998 GEO METRO TROUBLED STARTS, AND HIGHWAY STALLS

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  • 1998 Geo Metro

Engine Performance problem
1998 Geo Metro Front Wheel Drive Manual 60000 miles

Please help, my metro(3cyl. 1.0L) recently had trouble starting, after a few trys it does, but sounds " whinnyer" than before. Also on my way home today, I lost all power, (twice) and stalled to the side where after a few trys it started and went for a few miles. Has always been a reliable car, but now I'm stuck please help

Patricia

Saturday, September 6th, 2008 AT 9:35 PM

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  • legitimate007
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Check the mass airflow sensor, and(airfilter/breather). Also, you may want to check fuel pressure. Are there any engine lights on?

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Saturday, September 6th, 2008 AT 9:43 PM
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Oh yes, you'll wanna check spark too.

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Saturday, September 6th, 2008 AT 9:43 PM
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http://www.2carpros.com/car_repair_video/test_fuel_injection_pressure.htm

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Saturday, September 6th, 2008 AT 9:44 PM
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http://www.2carpros.com/car_repair_video/test_engine_ignition_system.htm

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Saturday, September 6th, 2008 AT 9:45 PM
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Did you ever get you geo fixed? Mine does the same thing, these guys did not give any answers to your question that a civilian could use.

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Tuesday, September 4th, 2012 AT 1:41 PM

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