MAZDA MIATA

  • Tiny
  • flmortrust
  • 1990 Mazda Miata
  • 4 CYL
  • 2WD
  • manual
  • 118,000 miles

1990 MAZDA MIATA LOSES POWER AFTER IT HEATS UP - ANY IDEAS?

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Friday, August 12th, 2011 AT 3:39 AM

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  • Tiny
  • rasmataz
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Check and test the ignition coil and also the exhaust system for restriction-catalytic converter could be clogged

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Friday, August 12th, 2011 AT 3:39 PM
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  • 2CarPros Ken
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By loosing power do you mean the car shuts off, or the engine looses horse power?

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Friday, August 12th, 2011 AT 3:50 PM
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  • flmortrust
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Car loses power as it heats up but doesnt shut off

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Monday, August 15th, 2011 AT 1:21 AM
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  • 2CarPros Ken
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I think Raz might be right, it sounds like a cat converter. Please go to this leak for more info.

http://www.2carpros.com/articles/engine-has-low-power-output

please let us know what you find.

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Monday, August 15th, 2011 AT 1:30 AM

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