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Old 13 Mar 2014, 07:48 pm
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We got a CRV in January so now I drive Petey to work Today it was about 5 degrees in the 'Burgh, but it's been much colder. I leave work and get to a busy intersection about 1/4 into my drive and the engine bucks and then stalls. I managed to get it to start after a couple attempts and continued my drive. About another 2 miles down the road at another light, the bucking starts again but no stalling. At a stop sign a few miles down the road, I hear a fast knocking sound - it wasn't a piston, it was much faster. I managed to make it home... checked my fluids and coolant needs topped off but nothing major.

The kicker - no p codes I'd rather have a problem with 20 p codes than a problem with 0 p codes... I guess.

Any ideas? Thanks!
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Old 13 Mar 2014, 07:51 pm
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Old 13 Mar 2014, 07:52 pm
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Might be weather related. Throw in a couple cans of de-icer. You may have some water in the tank and it's getting into the lines and freezing. The knocking sound could be that some of the water got past the injectors and it's messing with the air/fuel mixture and your getting pre-ignition knock. I may not be saying that right but sounds like what happened to my Dodge Dart when water got up to the fuel filter and froze up.
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Old 14 Mar 2014, 07:00 am
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Did the check engine light come on? Mine did this the other day and the check engine light came on but doing the key dance showed no codes. I hooked my code reader up to it and it showed P0340 which is the camshaft position sensor. Replaced it and no more issues.
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Old 14 Mar 2014, 10:18 am
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A misfire in my Porsche Cayenne causes it to bucks and stalls. It at least gives me a code of misfire on CYL 6, and Camshaft position sensor Over Advanced. I had to replace a coil to fix it. I think it may be coil, plugs or wires related. Fast noise may be the timing belt that skipped a tooth or ripped an edge off the belt and is banging against the cover.
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