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Old 10 Jun 2010, 10:09 am
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Hi all,
I have a question about my 2007 Pt. Every morning when i go out to start it, it turns over, and then the whole car shakes very roughly, then it fires. After it fires, it sounds like it may bog out for a second, and then it runs fine. Is this normal?
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Old 10 Jun 2010, 03:11 pm
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No, of course it's not normal. What about your maintenance? When was the last time the spark plugs and wires were changed?
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Old 11 Jun 2010, 12:46 pm
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No clue. I bought the car used with 33,900 miles on it. All i know is that it was a prior rental.
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Old 11 Jun 2010, 01:19 pm
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Buy some good wires (not stock) and plugs (gap at 0.040) and if that doesn't cure shake, it was needed anyway....
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