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I have a 1997 Cavalier thats a 2.2 and its running really rough.

Something terriable is wrong with my car. I woke up one morning and I started it and it started fine. Then I got going down the road and it cut out so bad i had to go from 5th gear to 2nd gear to keep it going. you can smell gas when you let it idol from inside the car. but i cannot go up hills unless im in 2nd gear and it runs real rough. it cuts out and chokes it self when im driving down the road on flat ground or a hill.

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Sounds like it may have a bad ignition miss. check spark plugs, wires, and coil packs.

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