Question about Saturn SC2

1 Answer

1998 Saturn Sputters during initial acceleration

I have a 1998 Saturn SC2. In the last 2 weeks I have notice a sputter during initial acceleration. It doesn't matter whether the car is hot or cold. Usually after taking off from a stop light between 1000 and 2000 rpms. After I get over 2000 rpms it doesn't do it. I can hear a PUH PUH and feel a sort of hesitation. Car runs normal after I get it over 2000 rpms.

Posted by mcook929 on

  • Lyle D. Rowh May 11, 2010

    How many miles is on the vehicle?

×

Ad

1 Answer

peter gunkel

  • Level 2:

    An expert who has achieved level 2 by getting 100 points

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    New Friend:

    An expert that has 1 follower.

    Cheetah:

    An expert who has answered 20 or more questions within one hour.

  • Saturn Expert
  • 140 Answers

When was the last tune up done ?

Posted on Sep 30, 2017

Ad

5 Related Answers

Anonymous

  • 702 Answers

SOURCE: 98 Saturn SL 1 sputters

Have a scanner hooked up to your car and do a data stream to see if your knock sensor is still working. On a heavy load, if the ECM detects detenation in the engine, it will automatically want to ****** the timing to make it run better on a load.

Posted on Jun 10, 2008

Ad

Anonymous

  • 96 Answers

SOURCE: 2001 dodge sputters

Try an upper intake flush, it takes about 30 minutes to accomplish and it flushes a checmical through the intake and removes large deposits of carbon that block sensors and vaccum ports. If it's done right it can improve your milage (I have seen a 4 mpg increase from this service)

Posted on Aug 22, 2008

Anonymous

  • 3 Answers

SOURCE: Rough idle, Car shakes, sputters and misfires upon acceleration

It sounds like you may have a problem feeding the fuel to your engine, I had the same problem with my 89 RS. All the 1989 model's fuel systems were recalled. I think you may need a new fuel pump. The fuel pump is located inside the gas tank in the rear of the car right under the rear axle. The fuel pump itself isn't too expensive, but with other small parts such as the electrical harness upgrade and fuel filter and the labor you should be looking somewhere in the $500 range. I hope this helps.

Posted on Jan 12, 2009

IAFixItGirl

  • 24 Answers

SOURCE: 2004 Mazda has hesitation during

Check your PCV hose, it may have a hole in it or may be completly sucked in. Or you could need new coils and spark plugs. Or your EGR valve is bad.

Posted on Feb 25, 2009

Anonymous

  • 42 Answers

SOURCE: 91 Toyota 22re sputters around 2500rpms

your throttle position sensor might me bad or out of adjustment. if it is out of adjustment then it can misfire all the way up to 3500 rpm.
i had a friend that had a miss fire at 2500 rpm. i adjusted the tpss right and the misfire went away. Check for engine codes by jumping TE1 and E1.
Your fuel filter may be dirty and restricting fuel to your injectors.
have your fuel pressure checked.

Posted on Mar 06, 2009

Add Your Answer

×

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Sputters during acceleration


What was the purpose of replacing the pump ? And what year is the Dodge ? And did they also replace the fuel filter ?

Jul 25, 2013 | Dodge Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

2007 saturn aura XR sputters during acceleration


fuel pump, fuel filter and fuel injectors 1 of those may have an obstruction causing fuel to be sent to slowly. Also, though less likely it could be a ignition system problem or a fuel injection/engine control system malfunction. Hope this helps you out.

Oct 17, 2012 | 2007 Saturn Aura XR Sedan

1 Answer

1995 Saturn SC2 sputters


pull spark plugs check if any are excessively white or have a mineral deposit. This would indicate a head gasket problem. Also check the oil stick & cap for milky substance,also indicates head gasket. Another thing to check is pull the ignition coil off clean up the rust to get a better ground. Basic tune up changing the plugs & wires, filters ect may solve the sputtering.

Jan 03, 2012 | Saturn SW Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

98 Buick Regal GS, won't start. Past 2 weeks it


The ignition module is my second guess,but check the crankshaft sensor first.

Jan 25, 2010 | 1998 Buick Regal

1 Answer

1998 saturn sputters when accelerating


Sounds like you have a plug that's not firing like it should when accel. Change all 4 plugs and see if that helps. Don't let them try to sell you the expensive ones. The basic or a step to basic platinum is fine.

Jan 22, 2010 | 1998 Saturn SL

2 Answers

Car heastitates and sputters when trying to accelerate


on the 98 saturn most likely you would be better off with a new motor but the sputter is probably do to lack of spark ...

in the tune up did you remember sparkplug wires , spark plugs , and it could also be the distributor

Sep 16, 2009 | Saturn Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

1998 astro sputtering when taking off and while at driving speed


loose vacuum line, check for same, also check the map sensor and the measure the fuel pressure, make sure its at spec

Jul 27, 2009 | 1998 Chevrolet Astro

2 Answers

1998 saturn sc2 P0303 code just came up. already


p303 is a cylinder 3 missfire I woul first check the coil and then the ingnition module, Then if this dont work you could have a bad injector. If after testing and still no fix you should check the compression in that cyl.

Jul 09, 2009 | 1998 Saturn SL

1 Answer

Sputters on initial startup and again also 15-20 minutes after shutoff and restart


fuel pump, clogged fuel injectors, bad gas.... could also be a timing problem among other things depending on what you mean by sputtering.... my advice find a shop that will diagnose the car for free( like AAMCO). hope this helps :)

Nov 09, 2008 | 2001 Volkswagen Beetle

1 Answer

Engine spits and sputters


check your spark plug wires.

May 15, 2008 | 1993 Saturn SC1

Not finding what you are looking for?
Cars & Trucks Logo

Related Topics:

293 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Saturn Experts

Marvin
Marvin

Level 3 Expert

85239 Answers

Jeffrey Turcotte
Jeffrey Turcotte

Level 3 Expert

8984 Answers

Thomas Perkins
Thomas Perkins

Level 3 Expert

14850 Answers

Are you a Saturn Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...