My 1990 Honda Civic has absolutely no power on.

Tiny
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  • 1990 HONDA CIVIC
  • 300,000 MILES
My 1990 honda civic has absolutely no power on the low end but once I accelerate and finally get the rpms up to about 2500 it runs fine until it drops below 2500 rpms. Any suggestions?
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Saturday, March 2nd, 2013 AT 4:08 PM

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Tiny
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Scan for codes and check fuel pressure first
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Saturday, March 2nd, 2013 AT 4:35 PM
Tiny
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Ok how do I check fuel pressure?
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Saturday, March 2nd, 2013 AT 5:00 PM
Tiny
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You can rent a gauge at an auto parts store most of the time otherwise a pro has to do it
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Saturday, March 2nd, 2013 AT 5:02 PM
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Ok I had it checked and the mechanic said the pressure was fine and it idles and in park will have good throttle response. Until I put it into gear then it bogs right down. What would cause that any ideas?
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Saturday, March 2nd, 2013 AT 5:23 PM
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Saturday, March 2nd, 2013 AT 6:17 PM
Tiny
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Did you scan for codes? Also check intake vacuum and if 15" or under suspect a clogged converter.
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Saturday, March 2nd, 2013 AT 6:53 PM

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