my car sputters an hesitate to pick up its speed

William Sample

Asked by Jul 26, 2016 at 08:11 PM about the 1998 BMW 3 Series 318ti Hatchback

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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Fuel pump might be going out

William Sample

Might be but somebody told me it might be coil pack


Fuel pumps usually just go out. They don't usually give you a sign. It could deff be the coil pack especially if every time you try to go fast your check engine like keeps blinking and it sputter like catches for a min then let's catches for a min then let's go.


Have your OBD codes read at an AutoParts store for free. Most likely a coil, as Hotrod333 mentions especially if doing it under load.


If the car is vibrating when stationary, it could be the coil

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