Engine Performance Checklist

When was the last time Engine Performance work done on your car?

0-3 mos 3-6 mos 6-9 mos 9-12 mos12-24 mos Longer

 

Battery/Starting Problems

 

Does Engine?

 

1. Crank over slowly

When engine is cold

When engine is hot

Always

 

2. Make unusual noises while cranking?

Sometimes

Always

 

3. Crank over OK, but starts hard

When engine is cold

When engine is hot

Always

Running Problems

Does Engine?

1. Stall at idle                                         

When engine is cold

When engine is hot

With A/C on

Under light acceleration

Always

 

 

2. Run Rough

When engine is cold

When engine is hot

Under light acceleration

Under heavy acceleration

While idling

 

 

3. Misfire or hesitate    

When engine is cold

When engine is hot

Under light acceleration

Under heavy acceleration

Only occasionally

Always

 

4. Have other symptoms:

Exhaust smell (rotten eggs)

Pinging-light throttle-heavy throttle

Backfire (pop-cough-sputter)

Diesels/runs on after key off

Smokes excessively

Poor gas mileage

No power from engine

Other (Specify)_____________________________

    

5. Have any dash lights been on? (Alt, Temp, Check Engine, etc.)    

 

6. Is your car equipped with fuel injection?    

Yes

No