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October 4, 2012, 6:13 pm

Duane S
 

Question: at operating tempature it loses power.

my car starts with no problem but it hesatates when in first. gear. when it reaches operating tempaure, act as it is starving for gas and will on do about 5 miles per hour.


October 10, 2012, 9:15 pm

Elizabeth K
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Here is a good article on the causes of power loss:
http://www.2carpros.com/articles/engine-has-low-power-output

Since you don't have the problem when cold, the problem could be either an overly rich mixture, or caused by an electronic sensor.


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