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Holden ATRA: We have a 2002 holden ASTRA cd hatch manual.The

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We have a 2002 holden ASTRA cd hatch manual.The engine shakes car revs on its own no acceleration and backfires
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Car
Expert:  mechanicaltone replied 5 years ago.
Hi sounds like the timing might be out or the engine is misfiring. Have you got a engine light showing on the dash? If you do then I recommend you get the computer scanned and see what code is being logged. This will help minimize the fault finding process. There are many possibilities of what could be wrong in this case so this is the first step that will need to be taken.