sick, sputtering, and staggering rodeo

07-16-2005, 09:53 AM
this problem just started recently. i will start the 1995.0 isuzu rodeo with its 3.2L engine, and it will begin to sputter. i allow it to warm up, and still, it sputters. then i shift into drive, and it begins to jerk slightly (much like there is a hole in the exhaust--however, there isn't). at low rpms, and when going up hills, the jerking is more noticeable. i never had this problem before, and now i do. what could be causing this problem? please help.

Ramblin Fever
07-16-2005, 10:11 AM
O2 sensors, maybe?

07-16-2005, 10:48 AM
well i just had my oil changed 1k miles ago. and i had a tune up the oil change before that. it could be the egr valve or vacuum hoses too. i didn't think of o2 sensor.

07-16-2005, 12:32 PM
Do you have plug wires? If so, have you ever changed them?

Fuel filter?

07-18-2005, 06:10 PM

07-19-2005, 07:09 AM
I would check the fuel filter then the plugs and wires.

Is it throwing any codes?


07-19-2005, 09:29 AM
I say Fuel Filter!! Just changed mine and it made a WORLD of difference!!

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