Car hesitates bad and even dies while driving. Can go to neutral to restart. on 2004 Mitsubishi Eclipse

Was periodic but continuous now. Studders after idle speed ican press gas pedal to try keep from dying or to gain speed or to stop the hesitation

by in Stillwater, OK on February 20, 2013
2 answers 2 comments
ANSWER by on February 20, 2013
First check for any vacuum leak anywhere near throttle body, mass air flow sensor or intake manifold. Even a small crack or disconnect will cause this. Is there a check engine light on?
COMMENT by on February 20, 2013
Will check hoses. Check engine light been on since i changed timing belt. No codes. Car will start and run but cant get up speed cus of the thehesitation
COMMENT by on February 20, 2013
if the light is on there are issues. seek a help with someone that has a good scanner. there has to be codes
ANSWER by on February 20, 2013
do you have any eng codes?