what would cause my 2001 tribute es to start sputtering when i get to 55 mph?

Asked by Sep 21, 2012 at 10:37 PM about the 2001 Mazda Tribute ES V6 4WD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

when i reach 50-55 mph it starts sputtering...then my check engine light came on

4 Answers


Sounds like a misfire, scan the vehicle for the code, that will let us know what the real issues is. Post back.


Did you ever have the fuel filter changed? On a fuel injected engine, if ithe filter is restricted and pressure is low it will cause those symptoms.

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how do i scan the vehicle for the code?


you can go to an auto parts store like O Reilly's, advance auto part's and they should be able to do it for you

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