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Old 26 Oct 2011, 11:33 am
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Default Loss of Horse Power need HELP

this morning went to drop the kids off and i could hear this odd sound like a hiss or air sound went i hit on the gas , then when i tryed to pass a car i noticed i could not speed up i had the gas to the floor and it took about 45 seconds to reach 80 miles just had no power to speed up .. and the sound seems like theres a problem with the o2 may be i dont know could use some help ... dont have a clue what it might be i feel like pulling stuff out of my engine...

I called the dealer for told them what i think the problem is and they were sounds like a 2400.. dollar job...

any time i dont know what the problem is they tend to rape me with out lube...
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Old 26 Oct 2011, 11:40 am
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Sounds like you have a vacuum leak. Check all hoses - look at ends where they're clamped or for splits in the tubing.
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Old 26 Oct 2011, 11:58 am
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try spraying some starting fluid around all vaccume tubes and connections!! if the engine starts to rev up with no one opperating the throttle ya got a leak :-) kind of a back-woods hillbilly test but it works. (no offence to anyone thats backwoods... i am too) not the safest way but it gets the job done!!! just my $0.02 tho
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