Question about Cars & Trucks
We are driving down the street at 45 miles, suddenly the car starts to hesitate, like if it's going to turn off, so I remove my foot from the gas pedal. And about 3 to 5 seconds later the car accelerates from 750 rpms to 2200 rpms(remember I do not have my foot on the gas pedal), the car then hesitates again and drops from 2200 rpms down to 750 rpms. This causes the car to jerk every 3 to 5 seconds violently and continues this pattern with my foot not on the gas pedal.
I assume the car you are talking about is your 1968 Dodge Dart GTS with a 4-speed manual transmission. The engine has a special camshaft, Chrysler P/N 312044, which has a 60 degree overlap in the valve timing, since the engine is built to rev in excess of 6,000 RPM. The problem with your car is obviously a leaky accelerator pump. Why don't you get a car that (1) does not have to run on premium gas (because of its 10.5:1 compression ratio), and (2) uses fuel injectors instead of a wild 4 barrel carburetor made for 1/4 mile drag racing? I happen to know that that is the car you are referring to, because you did NOT say that it WASN'T!
Posted on Apr 29, 2017
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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