Hello good people. I have '94 Olds that has been acting weird since I bought it almost a year ago. When I start it in the morning, it runs fine for about a minute, and then the engine starts shaking, as if the car is about to stall (while still in idle). After a few seconds of shaking, the engine revs itself as if I’m pressing on the gas, and the problem goes away for the rest of the day (even when I start after leaving work). If I don’t allow it to “shake” while in idle, and start driving right away, it will do the same after a minute or so, i.e., it doesn’t respond well to pressing on the gas. Recently, the problem has been occurring throughout the day. I had it tuned up (new spark plugs, wires, PCV valve, air and fuel filter). I also replaced the fuel pump when it went bad a couple of months ago. Any thoughts on what the problem is? Thanks much for your help.
Suspect the idle air control valve.
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