Car wont go past 3500/4000 RPM

Tiny
IANOWEN
  • 1991 AUDI QUATTRO
  • 117,000 MILES

I have an audi 2.3 20v quattro and when I accelarate the car wont go past 3500/4000 rpm feels like brakes are on or its being held back brakes are fine drive train is fine when car is in newtral the engine revs fine

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Wednesday, February 15th, 2012 AT 3:23 PM

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Tiny
RASMATAZ
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Your transmission could be slipping or the exhaust system has restriction, also check the wide open throttle switch on the throttle body-

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Wednesday, February 15th, 2012 AT 10:09 PM
Tiny
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Do you think it could be miss firing under load

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Thursday, February 16th, 2012 AT 7:56 AM
Tiny
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Refer to this links: http://www.2carpros.com/articles/engine-misfires-or-runs-rough and http://www.2carpros.com/articles/engine-hesitates

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Thursday, February 16th, 2012 AT 8:29 AM

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