CAR

1996 Pontiac Firebird

Tiny

sal951

February, 11, 2009 AT 5:18 PM

1996 Pontiac Firebird 4 cyl Two Wheel Drive Automatic 88000 miles

when my car is in park it sort of jumps and shakes the car. And when I put it in drive it has trouble accelerating and it also jumps. I already replaced the fuel filter and put some fuel injector but it didint help att all. And the check engine light is always on

FOUND 16895 RELATED QUESTIONS

1 Answer

Tiny

LTKNT

February, 13, 2009 AT 3:39 PM

How long has it been since the car had a tune up? Spark plugs/wires/coils could be bad. If the check engine light is on, there is a trouble code(s) stored in the PCM (Computer) memory. Reading the trouble code should give you a good idea of whats causing the problem. If you don't have a reader, you can take the car to Auto Zone and the guys there can read the codes free of charge. Good Luck!

Please login or register to post a reply.

Code Read Retrieval/Clear Mercedes-Benz C230
Code Read Retrieval/Clear - Dodge Stratus
 Step by Step video GMC Yukon XL 2000-2006
Code Read Retrieval/Clear Honda Civic
Read Codes Like a Pro