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2001 Chevy Metro no power in drive, runs great in park or neutral

Replaced head gasket, water pump, timing belt, TSP sensor, MAP sensor. Runs great in park or neutral but when you put in drive it dosen't have enough power to drive over a garden hose. Vavles were checked at machine shop and are good. On the road it starts out really slow with gas pedal to the floor as it picks up speed it runs great. Transmission and rest of drive train seems to be just fine! Chevy mechanics are stumped, they had it for a week and couldn't figure it out - boy were they embarrassed! - HELP!!

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  • melroset Jan 18, 2009

    Thanks I appreciate your help szarafinski1 and these are good answers. The Chevy dealer check the entire exhaust system and said the cat along with the rest of it were fine, no problems. they also checked the fuel pump/fuel system and it was ok also. That's why this is driving us crazy, every mechanic that's looked at the car is pulling their hair out. thanks again, I need all the ideas I can get.

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2 things come to mind off the bat plugged cat ir a fuel problem,pump,filter,regulator,

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