Vehicle stalls when trting to accelerate

Tiny
169THAGE
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  • 1994 LEXUS ES 300
  • 6 CYL
  • FWD
  • AUTOMATIC
  • 146,000 MILES
I have a 1994 lexus es300 and it cranks and idle find. It will pick up speed gradually but when the accelerator is pressed hard the vehicle stalls. I have put a scanner on it and got a P1300 code. Car has been running find up to now, vehicle has 14,6000 miles on it.
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Wednesday, January 26th, 2011 AT 11:23 PM

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Tiny
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Hello,

It sounds like you have a plugged catalytic converter but to confirm the issue here is a guide

https://www.2carpros.com/articles/how-to-test-a-catalytic-converter

Check out the diagrams (Below)

Please let us know what you find. We are interested to see what it is.

Cheers
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Thursday, January 27th, 2011 AT 4:15 AM
Tiny
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Yep you where right I did the test and the cat failed so I had it replaced for $550.00 now the car runs great! Plenty of power, thanks for the tip and god bless.
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Saturday, January 29th, 2011 AT 4:05 AM

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