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91 geo metro-fuel filter?

My 91 geo was running fine until the other night when it started hesitating and sputtering. It seems the problem is worse the more speed i try to get. It has had a rough idle as of late as well. I was thinking of changing the fuel filter, but i dont know if it is even fuel related. Anyone?

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  • mikef320 Mar 10, 2009

    I had the same problem a year ago... took it to the shop "advising them" of my fuel-filter or fuel pump diagnosis. Turned out to be the Catalytic Converter. Not bad after 180,000 miles and 17 years! Well worth the co$t [got a generic one, NOT stock], and it's been fine ever since.

  • Anonymous May 12, 2009

    did you figure out what it was?

  • Albert Enault May 11, 2010

    Even if you find advice about it not being your fuel filter, if the filter hasn't been changed, ever, it would be a good time to do it. I got my 90 Metro back in 2005 and replace the FF, it was completely rusted inside.



    Geos hurt.

  • Anonymous Mar 23, 2014

    the car sputters when you try and accelerate from parked or when having to make a stop after a few will be fine but that 1st few moments will hardly pick up speed

  • Anonymous Mar 23, 2014

    when going from a stopped or parked position I try to accelerate it will not pick up speed I have replaced fuel pump and filter

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I would say you jumped timing your belt moved a notch

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