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I have a 95 grand am se with a v6 in it and it chuggs really bad, when i take off it does and even when im goin down the high way it will start to chug n shake my car, the only time it doesnt is when i punch it to the floor, i have changed the coil packs a couple different times but i runs different with each one so how do i know if a coil is bad or if that is even my problem?

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Hi! Few things can cause the car to sputter. As a first of course of action I strongly suggest that you have your car scanned to know the fault and the fix. HOpe this helps and thank you for using FIxYa!

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  • kp_400_ex Nov 07, 2010

    ive had it hooked uo to a code readeer and it says that the codes cant be read to check n make sure its hooked up properly but it is, so how do i know if a coil is good er bad? cause im pretty sure it has to do with that but idk how to tell if one is bad or good

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    dj_relly999 Nov 07, 2010

    You can tell if its worn if it smell and look burnt. If no luck on this try swapping the pcm.

  • kp_400_ex Nov 07, 2010

    well how do i tell? just look at the prongs the wires plug on to or what cause i just put all the shiny ones on one coil pack and it still chugs really bad like i have to hold the pedal to the floor in order for it not to spit n chug



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