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Started this morning idles ok when put in gear it like

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started this morning idles ok when put in gear it like shacks
JA: How many miles are on the car? What size is the engine?
Customer: 166000 not sure on size
JA: What is the model/year of your Saturn?
Customer: vue 2006
JA: Are you fixing your VUE yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: haven't tried anything yet
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: just had the oil done two days before
Submitted: 4 months ago.
Category: Saturn
Expert:  sprinkles08 replied 4 months ago.

Hello and welcome to JustAnswer!

It sounds as if the engine is running rough. There are quite a few things that can cause it to run rough an it will require some testing to determine what is going on. You could have an ignition system issue, an inaccurate sensor, an internal engine issue, a wiring problem, it could be a fuel quality issue or even the engine controller itself.

The first step in diagnosing the problem is to see if any fault codes have set. Have you checked for codes?