I have a 94 cavalier rs 2.2 and when i start my car it idles really rough and the car will shake and yu can smell gas. It goes away when i drive away or push the accelerator. I replaced the 02 sensor air filter fuel filter air temp sensor. I replaced the plugs and wires with ACCEL and when i changed the the spark plugs had white powdery stuff on them.

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Asked by Aug 11, 2012 at 01:18 PM about the 1994 Chevrolet Cavalier RS

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I have a 94 cavalier rs 2.2 and when i start my car it
idles really rough and the car will shake and yu can
smell gas. It goes away when i drive away or push the
accelerator. I replaced the 02 sensor I have a 94
cavalier rs 2.2 and when i start my car it idles really
rough and the car will shake and youcan st
mell gas. It goes away when i drive away or push the
accelerator. I replaced the 02 sensor

4 Answers

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it is probably an injector. the are really common for having a problem. sometiimes it is just the o-ring on the injector that will cause them to leak but you are better off to just put new injectors in if you have to take the fuel rail off

2,895

could be a stuck egr valve as well as other things too

62,895

Could be a stuck purge valve for the EVAP system.

32,805

Also check the IAC they are also known for getting gummed up and in ur case it isn't moving which is causing a too lean or too rich mixture and that could be the gas smell. Remove it and clean it.

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