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I just purchased a 91 2wd S10 with a 2.8 v6 5-speed manual.

I just purchased a...

I just purchased a 91 2wd S10 with a 2.8 v6 5-speed manual. It has a slight miss at idle that smooths out at higher rpms. Sometimes is also surges when you first start it after its warm but after a minute or two its fine.

Mechanic's Assistant: How many miles are on the car? What size is the engine?

209000 2.8L V6

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your S10 yourself? What have you tried so far?

Yes, I haven't tried anything yet. I've got spark plugs, wires, and I'm gonna pick up a fuel filter tomorrow.

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

Not really

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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
Ok, thanks in advance for your help.

These 2.8L engines never had a very smooth idle to begin with. I recommend doing the plugs and wires and adding a fuel system cleaner in to the fuel with a full tank of gas....Very durable and reliable engine

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You may want to change the distributor cap and rotor as well while you're at it

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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
That's exactly what i was thinking. I filled the truck up with premium gas yesterday with a fuel treatment. I've got plugs and wires. And will be picking up a fuel filter tomorrow, I will go ahead and get a distributor cap a rotor as well.

If you need more help please use the reply tab to continue our conversation. I would ask that you leave a 5 Star rating for providing you with your answer and i will be available for further follow up questions you may have

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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
I sure will, I like tinkering and there will probably be more questions.

Anymore questions just reply back here and thanks for the 5 Star rating

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