No Real Power when taking off up SLIGHT slope. Is this normal?

Tiny
COWLINGAFC
  • 1998 BMW 316
  • 80,000 MILES

Just bought a 1998 BMW 316 Se (automatic)

On taking off from stable, the car wont go more than 30/40 mph if heading uphill, and feels there is no real power behind me. Is this normal for a automatic, or would there be something wrong?
Also when sitting idle, the car is slightly vibrating?

Thanks in advance to anyone who can help.

Cheers

Do you
have the same problem?
Yes
No
Monday, July 16th, 2012 AT 4:40 PM

1 Reply

Tiny
ASEMASTER6371
  • EXPERT
  • 25,554 POSTS

Get the motor checked to see if it is hitting on all cylinders.

Get the cat converter checked as it may be failing not allowing the motor to breathe

Roy

Was this
answer
helpful?
Yes
No
Monday, July 16th, 2012 AT 5:17 PM

Please login or register to post a reply.

Other Engine Vibration Questions