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dirty/clogged fuel filter warning signs

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ok on my 2000 grand am it has like a a weird feeling as i drive it going down the highway and go to give it more gas it seems like its getting just short burst of gas instead of a constant flow does any one have any ideas on why it is doing this i have had many people tell me it seems to be the fuel filter?

help please :cheers:

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Does it "chug" off the line and in the lower gears but fine when you get up to speed? if so one of my cars use to do that and it was a loose spark plug wire. check that too but it could be the fuel filter.

ya it does have rust i was told so i need to get it fixed and it doesnt chug

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' date='Mar 5 2010, 12:50 PM' post='14735']

Does it have the SES light on?

no it does not pull up any codes or cells

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id definantly start with a fuel filter. they tend to be cheap and not too difficult to replace. plus if youve never done it or cant remember the lsat time its worth a shot

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id definantly start with a fuel filter. they tend to be cheap and not too difficult to replace. plus if youve never done it or cant remember the lsat time its worth a shot

no going to lie i think its the original one and my car is at 108000 miles

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definantly a place to start. that one may be a pain in the behind though because it could have rusted its self on

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Does it "chug" off the line and in the lower gears but fine when you get up to speed? if so one of my cars use to do that and it was a loose spark plug wire. check that too but it could be the fuel filter.

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Does it have the SES light on?

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Replace the fuel filter then do a fuel pressure test on the system. A worn fuel pump may still give the same symptoms that you described.

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Fuel Filter, Fuel lines, spark plugs... and maybe a few other things to check, but that's what I think of off the top of my head...

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deff. fuel filter,clean the t-body, and maf sensor,marv. myst. oil in the tank for the injectors,i change my filter every year :agreed:

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if its been more than 30,000 miles since the last time it was done, do it

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