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Hesitation while driving 1995 jimmy

Live in Southern Ontario - at Christmas the weather warmed up and while driving i lost power - turned engine off and restarted - everthing then worked fine - today the weather warmed up again and same problem - but this time turning on and off fixes only for a short period
had fuel tank, sending unit, spark plugs changed 6 months ago -

any ideas? much appreciated

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  • tarrilyn1461 Feb 07, 2009

    engine light does not come on - just stalls out, loses power while driving

  • pc302001
    pc302001 May 11, 2010

    Does the check engine light come on and stay on?

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Sound like the TBI is flaking out. Get TPS checked and any other electrical part on TBI checked.

Posted on Feb 07, 2009

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    pc302001 Feb 09, 2009

    I recently had the same problem. Try this. Start you motor, open the hood, locate the ignition coil and wiggle/slightly tug the wires at the connector that goes into the coil. Should be two or three wire connector. Wound up being the problem with mine after going through the same changes as you.

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