Help! Car hesitates/misses during initial takeoff and low rpms acceleration or maintaining speed. Ideas on where to start?

James Hiler

Asked by Sep 12, 2015 at 11:35 AM

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I have a 2000 Chrysler sebring lxi and this
problem just started a couple days ago. The
car idles just fine but when I start to drive it
begins to "studder" this only happens at
initial takeoff or when I'm trying to maintain
speed (lightly pressing accelerator). It
doesn't doing it when I'm accelerating at
moderate rpms, the car seems to run fine. It
doesn't have a Maf sensor so where should
I start?

2 Answers


Check air filter and clean throttle body replace fuel filter add Lucas Fuel Injector Cleaner to gas tank.

Kelly Mayo

add 2 bottles of ZMAX fuel treatment then change fuel filter..

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