when accelerating from a stop the engine hesitates then kicks in fine after that


Asked by Aug 26, 2013 at 02:08 PM about the 2006 Chevrolet Cobalt LS

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

just from a stop the car seems to hesitates a minute the catches and dreive fine until next stop but doesnts always do it

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Did you read the codes yet ? Have you done regular maintenance to the car ?

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Paul Johnson

Defiantly check the codes. Also your spark plugs/ spark plug wires are worth checking.


The sluggish acceleration is more than likely from a bad mass air flow sensor. When the PCM collects the wrong information from this senor it injects too much fuel. This will also throw a code.Chevy is a PO101

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