ENGINE PERFORMANCE PROBLEM1988 PLYMOUTH RELIANT...

1988 Plymouth Reliant

Tiny

lilgizmo

January, 12, 2010 AT 5:46 PM

Engine Performance problem
1988 Plymouth Reliant 4 cyl Front Wheel Drive Automatic

car starts fine and idles good, put in gear give gas--no acceleration?

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Tiny

caradiodoc

January, 13, 2010 AT 3:08 AM

Specifics!

Do you mean the engine doesn't speed up at all? It speeds up but the car doesn't move? It moves but has low power?

Low power is often caused by a plugged catalytic converter. One clue is it will tend to idle unusually smoothly.

Caradiodoc

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