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Old 01-18-2013, 11:02 PM   #57
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Originally Posted by swansong View Post
As far as I know the shop did not do a spark or compression test. They wanted an extra $80 to do a vacuum leak smoke test, AFTER they had replaced the fuel pump and filter and it still wouldn't stay running
I'd have b!tch slapped them six ways to Sunday. I can't believe how incompetent some shops are -- I mean, I'm no master mechanic, but seriously...

Anywho...let's hope it's something simple and easy, like the coil...

I guess a big ol' vacuum leak would do it too, so poke around for anything blatant.
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