I AM SO DISAPPOINTED...CAR WAS SHAKING RUMBLING CUT OFF IN MIDDLE OF ROAD ....

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Asked by Mar 03, 2015 at 01:22 AM about the 2001 Pontiac Grand Am SE1

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

BEFORE I GOT THE COIL ASSEMBLY, SPARK PLUG AND BOOTS, AND BOTH
IGNITION COILS REPAIRED ALL PARTS WERE ORDERED IN SO I WAS POSITIVE
THEY WERE BRAND NEW... MY CAR WAS SHAKING  CUTS OFF ... I THEN
RECEIVED A TUNE UP  THEN AFTER I REPAIRED ALL THOSE MAJOR PARTS I
WAS DOING GREAT FOR ABOUT A MONTH AND A HALF... THEN TONIGHT AS I
WAS LEAVING THE HOSPITAL TO GO THE GAS STATION I PUMPED MY GAS ,,
THEN PROCESSED TO START THE CAR SO I CAN HEAD HOME THE CAR
RUMBLED  LOUDLY STARTED THUMPING AND JUMPING THEN JUST CUT OFF  I
WAS LIKE DUDE I SPENT 485  PLUS LABOR TO REPLACE ALL THE MAJOR
PARTS ... AND ITS DOING THE SAME THING BUT WORSE THEN BE FORE I
GOTTEN EVERYTHING FIXED I HAVE A 2001 PONTIAC GRAND AM SE  IT HAS 2.4L
TWIN CAM... IM VERY GOOD WITH CARS I CHANGE THE OIL WHEN NEEDED
AND ALWAYS MAKING SURE THE CAR IS UP TO  DATE WHEN IT COMES TO THE
ENGINE ... I FEEL LIKE THE MECHANIC I WENT TO DID A POOR JOB ... AND GET
THIS ... I WAS REFERRED TO HIM !!!! IM VERY PICKY ABOUT MECHANICS I GAVE
THE MAN A WHOLE WEEK TO DO  A JOB THAT REALLY TAKES ABOUT AN HOUR
OR TWO... PLEASE SOMEBODY HELP WITH ANSWERS IM OUT OF OPTIONS ITS
MY ONLY CAR ... MY EMAIL IS{ CAROLYN@GMAIL.COM}

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carolyn.reed93@gmail.com

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Why not go back to your mechanic and have him look over the car? Something might have come loose. Most decent mechanics stand by their work and new parts are warrantied for a year.

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iac or coil planium top or a bad cat or a timing chain has went bad cousing it to stall out shack and rattle at stops but runs perfect while driving it finding out the cat will plug up and glow hot red at the back side of the cat but the back pressure from that being plugged up will cause back pressure to the engine causing the engine to spin backwards that then it streched the timing chain and causing the timing chain to skip a tooth or 2 ahead of time throwing the timing off on your engine i just went through all this this past week i kicked the cat out the exhaust system what that means is i cut the stupid cat out put a straight pipe in place of it cost me about 50.00 dollars with the clamps and hot heat weld putty and new timing chain set with guides and as good as new again those cats can cause a bad fire can blow up your car i changed it to a straight pipe and clamps and heat weld putty around the joints and good as new and o2 sensors work with this god bless my master degree in mechanics pays off . they do this on race cars too and on certain other vehicles as well . cats are no good but if you want to put a replacement one in go ahead you can get a replacement cat for 100.00 dollars ok have a nice day.

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