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Hello all,
I just installed an aftermarket CD player in my car. The problem is that after I
installed it, my engine started hesitating badly. It started after I finished the radio
installation. When the car is idling and I press the gas it starts to sputter untill
it gets to a certain RPM, It is even worse when the car is under load or in gear.
I don't know if it was just coincidence, or if something happened when installing
the radio. But I can't think of anything in the stereo area that would make an engine
do this. Could the car just jump timing or something, Has anyone had this happen
to them. HELP PLEASE!!
Thanks P.S. The car ran perfect before the stereo installation.
 

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Never heard of this one.. Unhook stereo connections and try engine. If Ok---maybe a wire was connected to something that shouldn't have been connected to.
 

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Either you accidently disconnected a vacumn hose for the heat/air or the stereo is pulling to much power. I've heard that the FI needs 14.1 volts to run correctly. shut the radio off and see what happens. If that doesn't fix it then remove the radio and see if you diconnected any vacumn hoses.

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> Hello all,
> I just installed an aftermarket CD player in
> my car. The problem is that after I
> installed it, my engine started hesitating
> badly. It started after I finished the radio
> installation. When the car is idling and I
> press the gas it starts to sputter untill
> it gets to a certain RPM, It is even worse
> when the car is under load or in gear.
> I don't know if it was just coincidence, or
> if something happened when installing
> the radio. But I can't think of anything in
> the stereo area that would make an engine
> do this. Could the car just jump timing or
> something, Has anyone had this happen
> to them. HELP PLEASE!!
> Thanks P.S. The car ran perfect before the
> stereo installation.
 
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