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Car shakes when i floor it?

When i start my 1996 benzs320. Its fine. When i try to floor it, it starts to shake. Not a hard shake but i especially notice it when im at a light. And it wont accelerate smoothly. But if i turn the car off and then on. My car is back to normal. Until i accelerate hard again. Today with the extreme cold, 5 degrees. It would shut off when i try to accelerate fast and the muffler was knocking and i smelled something like anti-freeze. But i turned the car off and on and it was running ok. As long as i dont accelerate abruptly. Whats going on?

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  • alkiviadis66 Jan 19, 2009

    Well it died on me. I got it towed. And the mechanic said he thought the same thing. But hes gonna check it on monday.Thanks for the info.

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More than likely missing (Misfire) they are prone to engine wiring harness going brittle and causing a misfire

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    Raymond Hall Jan 20, 2009

    Glad to be of help

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