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No power -but not popping

Ty for your help but yes we did that and it ran the same. no popping noises coming from the exhaust. just when you push the gas pedal it does not want to accelerate at all like it is not getting any gas. when you come to a red light and try to let it idle it dies. In the morning it is very hard to start, can you get a diagnostic free anywhere? I am really limited on funds. I had heard Auto Zone may do them do you know?

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  • cynster24 Jan 15, 2009

    yes guru the check engine light is on, and when you push the accelerator it acts like it isn't getting enough gas. hence no power to pick up speed. the filter is 12 bucks and pump is 180.00. So i want to get the test done to make sure. It starts up fine and then sometimes it takes for to five turns of the key like no gas. any and all help is appreciated. thanks cyn



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When is the ast time u changed the fuel filter? it should be done every 30,000 miles, sounds like yours is clogged. Yes Kragen and Autozone do the trouble code test free of charge, is the check engine ligh on?

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