what does it mean when my car putt putt? Or skips? on 2001 Acura TL

sometimes when i press the gas the car does not accelerate. it takes a few seconds and then there is a burst of speed that jerks the car and then is drives normal.

by in Rochester, NY on December 28, 2011
1 answer
ANSWER by , January 02, 2012
Are you using Premium Fuel? This car only takes 91 Octane or higher... it sounds like you might be getting engine knock from using a cheap fuel. Start filling it with the premium fuel at the gas station and if it hasnt fixed itself in 1 or 2 fill ups call the repair shop.