acceleration problem

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Old 04-25-2015, 10:24 PM
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hi i have my 95 mitsubishi eclipse gs and lately its been choking on the speed and the engine its a little shaky when accelerate and throws this funny smell like some liquid is burning and sometimes the car starts turning off when the engine its cold...i need some help please and thanks
 
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Old 04-25-2015, 10:42 PM
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jesus drives an eclipse.

what you need, is a mechanic.
 
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Old 04-29-2015, 02:41 AM
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Unfortunately, there are way too many things that could cause this and you don't have enough information for a solid theory. I would start with a code reader to see if there are any error codes, even if the engine light is not on. Does anybody here know if there is a way to pull engine codes without a reader, like on the older GMs?
If not, it could be that a sensor is going out and is reporting the wrong data, but not enough to trigger a code. It could be an ignition coil or spark plug that works fine at idle, but can't handle higher RPMs. Maybe clogged fuel injectors or a weak fuel pump.
It may take hours of testing sensors and cleaning components to find the problem. So, I think Akzle is right, you need a mechanic.
But try the code reader first.
 
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