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Bucking during normal driving

The car is "bucking" sporadically during driving - not during decl or acel. Any thoughts?

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  • markslyons Sep 07, 2008

    thanks, I will let you know.

  • smokinjoe762 Sep 29, 2008

    Have a 99 sportage doing the same thing,gas is good,drained tank and ran dry gas throgh it. Like was previously posted,not on accel or decell just at that kinda cruise speed in between.any thoughts?

  • JUSTA-GIRL Apr 07, 2009

    MY CAR RAN FINE JUST THE NIGHT BEFORE , NO BUCKING
    THEN THE NEXT DAY WHEN TRAVELING ANYWHERE FROM 50 - 65 MILES PER HOUR IT STARTED BUCKING OFF AND ON EVERY FEW MINUTES THE WHOLE WAY HOME(45 MIN DRIVE)
    I WILL TRY ADDING THE ANTIFREEZE TO SEE IF THAT DRYS UP ANY WATER IF THERE IS ANY IN THE GAS TANK. IF IT IS NOT THAT THEN I DO NOT KNOW WHAT TO DO .. I WILL LOOK FOR COMMENTS... THANKS !!


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I just fixed mine,run a new ground wire from battery negative to the motor and to the fire wall. fixed all my bucking problems

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At first blush i would say water in the gas... buy a couple bottles of gas line antifreeze. put them in the tank and let it set overnite if you can tho sometimes it works faster then that. gas line antifreeze is alcohol (NOT the kind you would drink).
if that solution doesn't work the next alternative is that the coil pack is going.

Robert

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