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Can't get speed go up hills

Can't get speed going up hill

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  • rpbaader Nov 27, 2008

    Hi,
    2002 millenia, we have the same problem with going uphills,
    but it seems to make a surging noise, a noise like a fan surge this is how I can explain it. Would this be fuel filter also.

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That's often the sign of a clogged fuel filter. Running on level ground or not trying to accelerate hard, enough fuel can get through for the engine to make the power you need. But when you try to punch it to accelerate quickly, or you try to go up a hill (basically anytime max power is needed), the car can't flow enough fuel to the engine to make that power, and the car seems to fall on its face. Change your fuel filter out and see if that helps.

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