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1995 Oldsmobile cutlass ciera: first started..it shifts into overdrive

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I have a 1995 Oldsmobile cutlass ciera. It skips when it is first started and when you excelerate. It seems to skip when it shifts into overdrive also. Also it skips when idling, you can really hear and feel it when you are stopped at a stop sign with the car in drive.car
Submitted: 13 years ago.
Category: Car
Expert:  Hammer Time replied 13 years ago.
The general cause of that is excessive resistence in the secondary ingnition circuit. The ignition wires are the most common cause but the plugs will do it also. I would replace the plugs and wires first.
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