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Engine runs rough (chugging sound) when climbing hills. Otherwise it runs like a champ.

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SOURCE: No power when under load like going up hills

this is a 1.6ltr or sumthing aye? there is not enough power to weight the engine is way to small to do anything real

Posted on Dec 23, 2008

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SOURCE: 1995 Chev S10 4.3L V6 rough idle and under power

This make/model has a chronic problem with EGR clogging. If you have a dashboard indicator showing "check engine" most likely it is a trouble code indicating and EGR (exhaust gas recirculator) valve problem. Symptoms are rough idle, and surging and stalls.

What happens is sediments from the exaust manifold get sucked up into the valve when it opens, then stick in the valve and keep it from closing. When the valve is open when it should be closed, the engine runs very rough.

I removed my egr and then dislodged the sediment (pea-sized debris) and then re-installed the valve. Three days later, the same "check engine" and same rough idle. I must have did this at least three or four more times.

What I found that gave me a permanent solution was an aftermarket filter gasket that keeps debris from clogging. I don't remember the name of the product, but a search for "EGR filter gasket" may lead you to the product.

Install the gasket between the EGR and the exhaust manifold and you should be good to go. Note: on 1995 and newer models, disconnecting the EGR from the wiring harness (common on R&R) may require the computer to be reprogramed.

Posted on Dec 24, 2008

bunnydawg
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SOURCE: running rough - hesitant

you may also want to consider that the coil pack is failing... i remember when my windstar coilpack failed i had an awful time just getting up a small hill... can't recall if it shuddered tho.

Robert

Posted on Apr 14, 2009

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SOURCE: Missing and backfiring during acceleration and climbing hills.

Could be vapor lock in the fuel system. Next time it does this, stop and try removing the fuel filler cap... Hope this helps...;-)

Posted on Apr 14, 2009

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SOURCE: my 95 neon runs rough on inclines and when idle

I would check the mass air flow sensor and also do the basic tune up (plugs and wires).

Posted on May 13, 2009

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