Skip the auto shop - Our mechanics make house calls

Q: Vehicle running rough and stalling

asked by on

My vehicle is running very rough and feels like it wants to stall while I am driving. The car recently had a tune-up, but hasn't run right since. I also had the battery and alternator replaced.

A: If the vehicle has not run right since the ...

If the vehicle has not run right since the tune-up was performed, then they may have left a vacuum line loose or maybe something else. Do you have any warning lights on? Ignition coils are common failures on these vehicles. Properly diagnosing this vehicle will require a scan tool. A qualified technician, such as one from YourMechanic can diagnose why your car is running rough.

Was this answer helpful?

Need advice from certified mechanic? Get help now!

Over 1000 mechanics are ready to answer your question.
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Save up to 30%

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: Water leaking out of car

Hello. This issue is a common problem that owners of your particular vehicle may encounter. The water leakage is usually the result from aged door trim weather stripping. Overtime the weather stripping will lose its sealing capability due to it...

Q: Rattling under the vehicle when placed in gear.

It seems like the engine/transmission are moving slightly on their mounts or they are touching some other part of the car when you put it in gear. The normal vibration of the engine may also cause a bracket or heat...

Q: We have a 1993 for f250 with a 7.3 idi we have now replaced the water pump thermostat radiator and its still over heating what could

Hello. Overheating can be caused by many things. If you have replaced those cooling system components and the issues continue then there is likely a more serious issue with the engine that is causing the overheating. If the engine overheated...

Related articles

How Long Does a Heater Control Valve Last?
Keeping the right amount of coolant in a car is essential in keeping the engine at the right temperature. Failing to have the right amount of coolant or even bad elements...
P0240 OBD-II Trouble Code: Turbocharger Boost Sensor B Circuit Range/Performance
P0240 code definition Turbocharger Boost Sensor B Circuit Range/Performance What the P0240 code means P0240 is an OBD-II generic code triggered when the Engine Control Module (ECM) detects the intake boost...
How to Avoid Back Pain in a Car
If you have back problems, sitting in a car for an extended period of time can be excruciating. Even without back problems, you could experience discomfort and soreness from...