Question about 1996 GMC Sonoma
It has new plugs and wires. new distributor cap and a year old fuel pump. When i drive at a steady speed it sputters. Any ideas? Thanks
There could be several possibilities, first did you change the fuel filter? most often times a partially plugged fuel filter will cause the sputtering. plugged fuel filters generally lead to the failure of the fuel pump. if you have a fuel injected vehicle the injector themselves can fail, this happens often especially if regular maintenance doesn't happen. i always use an injector cleaner additive when i fill up each time. a common symptom of sputtering is a plugged catalayic converter. the engine needs to breath to run right. also check the airfilter this is important for the engine to breath as well as proper fuel air mixture. if the engine senses a loss of power due to low fuel air mixture it will try to pump more fuel then it should therefore it's basically flooding itself. try these basic fixes first. if this doesn't solve the problem then post back with more detail and i will try a different approach.. please rate this thanks.
Posted on Oct 09, 2008
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of.(from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones)
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Tips for a great answer:
Mar 11, 2017 | Dodge Cars & Trucks
Aug 30, 2014 | 1999 GMC Sonoma
Dec 05, 2011 | 1994 GMC Sonoma
Apr 12, 2011 | 1996 GMC Sonoma
Jan 20, 2011 | 1992 GMC Sonoma
Nov 16, 2010 | 1991 GMC Sonoma
Feb 11, 2010 | 1991 GMC Sonoma
Jan 16, 2010 | 1998 GMC Sonoma
May 23, 2009 | 2000 GMC Sonoma Extended Cab
Mar 10, 2009 | 1998 Chevrolet S-10 Pickup
251 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!
Step 2: Please assign your manual to a product: