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Old 04-17-2013, 06:33 PM   #1
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So I seem to be down on power and feels like I'm towing a trailer. Under throttle it gets louder but does not have a lot of umph. Under free rev it seems to take longer than normal to wind back to idle. It also feels like it has a very slight miss but no cel for it. I am thinking vacuums leak(I should have one with the vent issue) or it needs some new plugs. I was just wondering if any one has experienced this and turned out to be something else. Thanks for the help
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Old 04-17-2013, 07:34 PM   #2
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You still have cats? If so, they could be clogging up. Start with the basics. Air filter, Plugs, Wires, even tire pressure, or brake drag.
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Yeah still have the cats
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Yeah still have the cats
Ever get a rotten egg sort of smell after hard acceleration? That is a sign of bad cats.
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I would keep it simple and start with vacuum leaks, and then go from there. There is a whole laundry list that this problem is associated with. I can list more later if you want.
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Fixed the vacuum leak that was causing the vent issue And it is feeling a Lot better. Next will come plugs and filter.
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