2001 Chevy Impala sputters when starting, idle and acceleration


Asked by Feb 13, 2015 at 10:24 PM about the 2001 Chevrolet Impala Base

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I put it into a gear and accelerate and it dies. I also hear a loud hissing noise coming
from behind headlight.  I replaced 3 of the 6 plugs and wires. Trying to get the back 3. So
hard to get to.

2 Answers


Sounds like you have a vac leak in there. Search out that hissing noise.

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Btw. You should be able to roll that engine forward to get to that back end. Google it. Not that hard to do.

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