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Ford mustang 1988

My car has a lot of trouble starting and when it gets started i take off and it does not have much power at all and it dies every time i come to a stop.

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  • pgarcia183 Oct 21, 2008

    its a 4 cyl

  • pgarcia183 Oct 21, 2008

    no it lost power like it is not as strong and when i step on the petal to get going it takes a while to get up. i am after both the stall issue and the loss of power issue.

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    yadayada May 11, 2010

    These never had any power to start with, is it the stall issue you are after?

  • yadayada
    yadayada May 11, 2010

    Which power plant do you have installed in your Mustang?



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Has your car ever had a catalytic converter replaced? What may be happening is the cat. is getting plugged up and the exhaust is staying trapped in the engine with no way out causing the loss of power and stalling problem. Disconnect your exhaust and run it and see if it makes a difference. If it does, replace the cat.

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Check the fuel relay under the driver seat

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