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When I start my car there is gas smell and it has poor acceleration. The acceleration gets better as the car warms up... The car also idles rough.I recently had an oil change I also changed the spark plugs with platinum tip, I also changed the PCV valve and air filter. The car also shakes while idling mind u the shaking diminiished a lil after the minor tune up.. Any ideas??

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The gas smell makes me think EGRS (Exhaust Gas Recirculation System) check all your Vacuum hoses, start at your charcoal canister and work backwards.

A vacuum problem explains your conditions at least...

Posted on Sep 29, 2009

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SOURCE: changing sparks plugs/pcv valve location

Remove the upper intake and below the upper intake your see where your plug wires go into the valve cover. Remove the plugs and replace them.

Posted on Jul 02, 2008

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SOURCE: car lacks power i have changed plugs wired and pcv no vac leaks

It's worthwile to have the car put on a diagnostic machine that checks the computer. I think I rented one of these cars, and it's a fine ride.

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SOURCE: 2001 Cadillac DeVille shakes while idling

the tune-up or the motor mounts

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SOURCE: After start, eng. shakes at idle. 2001 VW Jetta

if it has a 1.8 coils are bad but check mass air meter and throttle as well

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SOURCE: My car has poor acceleration and it shakes when stop also smells

Sounds like you're missing on a cylinder or two. Tune it up, first. That might very well fix your problem. Tell the part store guy you need a COMPLETE tune up kit and replace everything that he gives you parts for. Not just plugs and wires, although they would be better than nothing. I'm pretty sure this will fix you up. The symptoms you're describing are classic for a tune up.

Posted on Nov 30, 2009

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