1987 Dodge Charger 2.2 Automatic, 2bbl Carburtor, stalling, rough idle or no idle

Asked by Feb 16, 2011 at 08:49 PM about the 1987 Dodge Charger

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Any suggestions, this car has been completely tuned up plugs, cap, rotor, wires, and all filters. New gas tank & straps, fuel lines. We ave fuel pressure car starts and runs for 20 seconds and boggs out?  We thought it was the Catillatic converter, but that was removed ealier today, and did have issues, but wasn't clogged as expected.
plenty of pictures at:  MatthewsRoadService.com  Go To the
"For Sale" page & scroll down.

4 Answers

85

1987 models didn't have carbs. they were fuel injected. If it has a carb someone changed it. If so ,buy a new one. If it's fuel injected, try spraying a cleaner into the throttle body. Hope this was helpfull.

Thanks for your responce gerry, Yes , 1987 Dodge Charger did come with carburtored 2.2's, You must have been thinking of the supercharged model that year. We figured out our problem was a leaky EGR valve, mostly caused due to the valve is rotted out and not functioning.

55

try changing the carb base plate, they are known to warp. even if it "looks" fine it could be the cause of your problem.

Thanks for your answers, but I sold the car to a circle track race company, who was going to bilt it to there needs. Once again I thank you for your input, God Bless.

Your Answer

Charger

Looking for a Used Charger in your area?

CarGurus has 27,662 nationwide Charger listings starting at $1,989.

ZIP:

Dodge Charger Experts

  • #1
    Supanovah
    Reputation
    2,220
  • #2
    Willie Francis
    Reputation
    2,130
  • #3
    Tom Demyan
    Reputation
    840
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Chevrolet Camaro
411 Great Deals out of 30,657 listings starting at $3,550
Used Ford Mustang
707 Great Deals out of 38,301 listings starting at $895
Used Chevrolet Corvette
278 Great Deals out of 20,688 listings starting at $2,990
Used Honda Accord
1,101 Great Deals out of 61,486 listings starting at $999
Used Ford F-150
2,311 Great Deals out of 182,094 listings starting at $1,000
Used Nissan Maxima
280 Great Deals out of 23,068 listings starting at $899
Used BMW 3 Series
1,141 Great Deals out of 33,037 listings starting at $1,000

Used Cars For Sale

2018 Dodge Charger For Sale
6,804 listings starting at $21,635
2017 Dodge Charger For Sale
19 Great Deals out of 7,220 listings starting at $17,991
2016 Dodge Charger For Sale
87 Great Deals out of 3,740 listings starting at $13,991
2015 Dodge Charger For Sale
36 Great Deals out of 1,533 listings starting at $12,800
2014 Dodge Charger For Sale
97 Great Deals out of 2,439 listings starting at $9,500

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.