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I just purchased a 2005 Chevy Malibu, and now the car is puttering. I check the oil and added some to it. What could this be?

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The puttering could be faulty spark plugs ....this is one of many problems it could be I would give it a good tune up and have a shop check your injectors ....quick fix that sometimes works is filling it up with premium gas and see if it goes away

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