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I have a 2002 PT and the motor chugs at idle. When you press

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I have a 2002 PT and the motor chugs at idle. When you press on the accelerator it smooths out. What could it be.
Submitted: 4 months ago.
Category: Chrysler
Expert:  gomi_otaku replied 4 months ago.

That is a symptom of an intake air leak. You should be able to listen under the hood for a "hissing" sound of air getting sucked in at the leak spot. If you need to, you can spray a NON-FLAMMABLE spray around areas you suspect, since it is not flammable it should make the engine run worse or stall.

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