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engine missing at idle


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02-01-03, 07:02 PM   #1  
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engine missing at idle

I have a 1994 Chevy impala ss and as I am coming to a stop, or when taking off from a stop, the engine seems to lug or miss between 0-3 miles an hour. Once I come to a complete stop, or accelerate past 3 mph the engine seems to run fine. Any thoughts on what this could be and how I can remedy this problem?

 
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02-01-03, 10:32 PM   #2  
I would pull the codes off the computer first. Just off the top of my head, maybe plugs wires or a torque converter lockup problem in the tranny?

 
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02-02-03, 03:52 PM   #3  
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Water pump ever been replaced? The water pump and optispark go hand in hand on the LT1 350.

The water pump when it goes bad wipes out the Optispark ($$$$) and that is common.

Any mods to the car?

 
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