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97 2.2 sunfire runs fine on modeate to hard acceleration jerks

When I I press ******* the accerator it just jerks bad like it dies then goes then dies then goes.If I dont press ******* the accelertator It seems fine 192k.I put new plugs in no help

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    josh_jacobs2 Mar 30, 2012

    my 97 sunfire does the same thing idles fine but when you get on the gas it just jerks and jumps if you push it to the floor just dies what was wrong with yours.

  • Anonymous Mar 24, 2014

    intermittant can restart car goes away.Happens with car warm or cold

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Throttle position sensor probably bad.

Posted on Jan 07, 2009

  • bobby burns Aug 23, 2012

    if it was a throttle position sensor would it put out a code?

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