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97 rs camaro, vibrations when idling, followed by not running

Over 2 days my 1997 camaro rs (3.6L) started having a vibration issue. it was sort of missing too. this got increasingly worse until i could finnaly fell it and see it all over the car (this stopped or at least greatly lessened when i shifted to nuetral). as i accelerated it would cut out bad until higher rpms (4 or 5 thousand), wich at that point the problem almost vanished. on day 2 i got it home and when i went to start it again it would barely idle, and vibrated really rough, than it died. now it takes holding the key on for a sec or 2 before it fires up, than it idles randomly and horribly for a sec or 2 and dies. i do smell alittle gas, but than again i smelled a slight amount before this problem. the vibrating issue occured once or twice before this but it went away quickly. any direction you can point me would be greatly apreciated.

PLZ HELP!!!!!!

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  • nicholas_907 Jan 09, 2009

    mine was doing the same no ethonal gas

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I recommend checking out your plugs and wires. If you take out any of the spark plugs look at their condition and compare them to each other if there is one darker or wetter than the others that is the one that is misfiring causing the vibration and difficulty in starting.

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