Car has poor acceleration

Tiny
DARRELLEAGLE
  • 1996 SAAB 900
  • 144,000 MILES

Car has poor acceleration. Tends to bog down when I accelerate and you can feel it sputtering. New fuel. Pump, filter, and fuel lines. Freeway driving is pretty good until I accelerate faster. Slight pinging. In the engine when sitting in park. Car does not have a turbo. Not included on this mode

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Saturday, February 2nd, 2013 AT 6:55 AM

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Tiny
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Have the back pressure checked for cat converter. It may be clogged not allowing the engine to breathe

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Saturday, February 2nd, 2013 AT 11:43 AM
Tiny
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Should I take it into a Saab mechanic to check it out? I noticed there is a lot of exhaust coming out at start up. Could be more noticeable because its cold over here? Coolent levels are good.

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Sunday, February 3rd, 2013 AT 6:14 AM
Tiny
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I plugged the exhaust with my hand and it didnt kill the engine. I amell a lot. More fumes then a usual exhaust.

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Sunday, February 3rd, 2013 AT 9:58 AM

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