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I have a 2000 chevy metro that has a rough idle and check engine flashes

Every time I come to a stop it shakes a lot then when i accelerate it feels like it has trouble catching speed(loss of power). when i reach high speeds the check engine light flashes for a couple of seconds then it stops but its starts flashing again within in a few minutes and it repeats all over again.

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The flashing light is indicating a misfire which is what you are describing. When is the last time you had a tune up? Most likely just replacing the spark plugs/wires will fix it.

Posted on Jan 11, 2013

  • Adam Moran Jan 11, 2013

    i changed the spark plugs on December. do u know how i can check the wires to see if their good

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Most likely over due for some repair shop
diagnosing, if it hasn't been there in years,
even when it worked okey

Have you not checked for codes?
You have a check light on?

May have cylinder misfires

Posted on Jan 11, 2013

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SOURCE: Rough idle, Car shakes, sputters and misfires upon acceleration

It sounds like you may have a problem feeding the fuel to your engine, I had the same problem with my 89 RS. All the 1989 model's fuel systems were recalled. I think you may need a new fuel pump. The fuel pump is located inside the gas tank in the rear of the car right under the rear axle. The fuel pump itself isn't too expensive, but with other small parts such as the electrical harness upgrade and fuel filter and the labor you should be looking somewhere in the $500 range. I hope this helps.

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SOURCE: rough idle, power loss while driving

check /replace the fuel filter and check the fuel pump pressure before and after the bleed valve to the throttle injectors

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