Yesterday,my 2000 Honda accord ex 4cylinder, began to sputter and jerk before it cut off. I had felt very slight jerking or hesitation a couple of days prior while driving, but it didn't last and the car continued to run. Yesterday, after the car cut off and some smoke came from under the hood , but the temperature gauage did not show the engine had run hot it remained in the normal range.The car would not start at first, I waited about 45 min and tried to start it and it started but would continue sputtering and cut off. I could get it to run if I pressed on the gas pedal but when I would come off the pedal it would sputter and would eventually cut off again. I didn't try to start it again, I had it towed to a repair shop for evaluation. What could be the problem(s) and the possible solutions? Oh, the car has over 200,000 mostly highway miles.
My car was sputtering and cut off on me yesterday while driving. on 2000 Honda Accord
by natbug58 in Nashville, NC on March 16, 2011
ANSWER by DaveJM , March 16, 2011
Sounds like a possible fuel supply or spark supply issue. You'll need to check the vehicle when the problem occurs for best reults.