Q: Car shaking and stalling while driving.

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The Check engine light has been on for quite some time. The engine cuts off and sputters when idling and when I accelerate to 50 MPH, the car starts to shake and shimmy. I'm not sure what repairs are needed.

Hello, the place to start would be to have your check engine light diagnosed. I would recommend getting the aid of a mechanic to come out and connect a scanner to your vehicle and see what codes are present and see if they are related to what you are experiencing.

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