My 1995 Camry 2.2L recently started to 'stutter' when going uphill.
My 1995 2.2L Camry started to 'stutter' (feel like insufficient gas, but the engine doesn't stall) when going uphill (or under load - with air condition turns on). I thought it was the fuel filter, it was changed but made no difference. I also used Gumout & Lucas injection cleaner for the last 3 fill up. There was no improvement except gives me slightly a better gas mileage. Some suggested that I need to change the wireset but I haven't done that yet. Does anyone know what could be a problem? Please help, I'm afraid that the car will stall in the highway causing undesirable consequences.
Usually when you have a misfire under load it's the ignition system breaking down. How long since your last tune up? I'd recommend new spark plugs and wires if it's been awhile. If you have a distributor cap and rotor change them as well. If you have coil packs have them tested for proper operation. HTH. -Jim
Thanks Jim, that's what I suspected. The distributor was replaced a couple of years ago, and tune up was done at the same time. I noticed there were some oxidation (the whitish color) on the outer rubber of the current wire sets, that's when I suspected the wire. The strange thing is while doing uphill and misfire occurred, if I canceled the overdrive (to get the rev up), the misfiring is getting not as noticeable. I've done some research on NGK wire sets. There are 2 that fits 1995 Camry 2.2L, TE43 & TE62. I'm in GA, I wonder which one suited best. Thanks, Kam.
You're welcome. Glad to help. -Jim
Sounds like brushes are worn out On alt ck charging systems Under load it's failing ac on pulls voltage from coil
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