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Hard to start and has no power

Tuned it up and hard to start and has no power and spits and sputters and dies real easy

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  • josie casavan Jan 16, 2013

    i guess iv never heard of a vehichle that has no plug wires

  • rex ferguson Jan 16, 2013

    once it warms up it surges at 1500 and take it to 4000 rpm it bogs down but then it idles fine

  • josie casavan Jan 17, 2013

    you need the haynes repair manual for it,believe me it will tell you how to solve this problem,they are available at any auto parts store or on ebay

  • rex ferguson Jan 17, 2013

    no i will go to all data and other searches those haynes books dont help

  • josie casavan Jan 17, 2013

    ok thats up to you,maybe some fuel injector cleaner would work or try some heat in your gas tank

  • rex ferguson Jan 18, 2013

    no this did not help

  • josie casavan Jan 18, 2013

    maybe your catylitic convertor is plugged,one way to tell for sure run if for a half hour at night then look under your car and see if your convertor is glowing orange,also did you ever check your air filter

  • rex ferguson Jan 18, 2013

    the catylitic convertor is not plugged it will hold a 4000 rpm and then go higher it starts to bog tps is the next step because it also dose

  • rex ferguson Jan 18, 2013

    it at 1500

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Check to make sure your plug wires are in the proper firing order,also if you need to get a haynes repair manual at your auto parts store,they really help you figure out whats wrong

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  • rex ferguson Jan 16, 2013

    has no plug wires and all in order

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SOURCE: MY 2000 EXTERRA LOST POWER AND DIED IT SAT FOR TEN

suspect timing chain/belt has slipped a notch

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