Car sputtering. mercury 2004 sputtering loss of power mon...

Q: Car sputtering.

asked by on January 13, 2016

I am smelling gas while driving my car. It takes off real slow and sputters.

You need to have the car checked for a fuel leak at the fuel filter and the fuel system. The fuel filter has been known to leak if the filter is not a factory replacement. An aftermarket filter man not lock the lines on and have come loose causing a leak and loss of fuel pressure. This can also be a fire hazard. I recommend to have a qualified mechanic check it out such as one from YourMechanic.

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