rev an engine problem

steven-burke-jn

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#1
the rev meter on my sir ef9 keeps bouncing and when i accelerate the engine staggers forward instead of a smooth accelertation so i dont have power at all,does anyone no what this problem is? the car not running now help needed!!!!
 

si-hatch86

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#3
for an engine to stagger like that could be alot of things. check plugs,wires,timing, cap rotor. check all ignition and then go from there
 

rickles8099

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#4
bouncing tach is a good sign of your ignitor pack going bad. i would replace that before replacing the whole distributor.