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Very Rough Idle and sometimes cuts off while idling

Relaced fuel filter, cap, rotor, spark plugs, and plug wires. 3.0 engine...Car runs good while travelling down the road but idles very rough and will sometimes cut off now. Can smell gas sometimes but can't find any leaks. No check engine light comes on.

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  • Adam Churchin Jan 10, 2009

    I have the almost the same damn problem. It started sputtering when in gear at a light. Upon accelerating, the sputtering continues. Its never shut off on me. Replaced the fuel filter, had a fuel injector cleaning (Wal Mart $20) and its still there. I also smell gas, cant see any. Driving 150 miles a week and averaging 23 miles a gallon.

  • Anonymous Feb 10, 2009

    I have the exact same problem. Taking it into dealership for an ESTIMATE only to fix.

  • daniel May 08, 2013

    mine dies but starts back up dont smell gas just exhast

  • daniel May 08, 2013

    sometimes it idles hi

  • Anonymous Mar 17, 2014

    1998 2.5 JEEP WRANGLER. CHECK ENGINE LIGHT COMES ON AND OFF. CHANGED THE SPARK PLUGS AND WIRES, ALSO THE DISTRIBUTOR CAP AND BUTTON. IT HAS MORE POWER NOW BUT WHEN IDLEING IT'S A LITTLE SHAKY AND LIGHT IS BACK ON. DIAGNOSTIC TEST SAID FUEL SENSOR. HOW DO I STOP THE ROUGH IDLE AND WHAT'S THE DEAL WITH THE FUEL SENSOR?? HELP!!

  • Anonymous Mar 22, 2014

    rough idle ok driving dist. plugs wires new couple months ago coil to . can air meter be bypassed? or rebuilt

  • Anonymous Mar 27, 2014

    Bogs on acceleration sometimes. Rough idle sometimes. Car dies sometimes. Changed plugs, wires, distributor cap, rotor, timing belt.

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sounds like bad Idle Air control valve Not Cheap


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