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My 2002 Pontiac Montana had been parked outside in 20 degree weather for 3 days. I drove it without letting it warm up very much and as I was accelerating to pull onto the highway, it started jerking and the engine started knocking very heavily. It was like there was a clog in the gas line or like a car does when it is running out of gas. Feels like something needs to be cleared. I pulled off the road and let the car idle for a while, then revved the engine a few times. The same thing happened. No warning lights came on.

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I replied but i donno if you got it or not because it went to explorer cant display bla bla bla.

sounds like your fuel pump is overheating

either change it (with its electric harness recommended)

or keep the tank full all the times and dont drive more that 200 miles at a time before you fill up again.

hope this helps

Sam

Posted on Feb 06, 2009

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    that is in case changing the fuel filter doesnt help.
    but if you hear a whistle coming from underneath in the back to the side where the tank is then it could be the fuel pump. read more my other answer

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First thing to do is change fuel filter 90% of the time thats what it is, even if it has been chg. not that long ago.

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