3rd Gear is being wierd

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reikoshea

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I dunno what is going on with my car, but i down shifted on the highway to catch up with my buddy in his maxima 3.5. When i hit 3rd gear i was at 4500 RPMs, which is a little bit out of VTEC, and as i accelerated, it felt like my engine was stalling (you know that little jumpy feeling that you get when you were first learning to drive a stick). Then it hit VTEC, and felt fine. When i got off the highway i decided to test it, and that only happends in 3rd gear out of VTEC. 1, 2, 4, and 5 are just fine. Is there any forseeable explination for that oddity?
 
...only in 3rd.....

I dont know but from teh symptom,s you described I'm willing to say you need to check your spark plugs and wires.
 
^ what he said and also could be your fuel filter... a new one is mad cheap and makes a world of difference if yours is old dirty and never been changed
 
Originally posted by reikoshea@Jul 13 2005, 09:19 PM
all of the components you mentioned were changed about 3 weeks ago.
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I would go back and check them all. your ignition coil might be going bad too. I have never heard of a problem with bogging in a specific gear.

Do you have your O2 sensors in place and hooked up to the ECU?
 

reikoshea

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yeah...apparently the shop that did my swap didnt change the wires like they said they did. Cyl 1 and 4 were all bubbly and crap. Changed the wires and its fine now.
 
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