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Loseing power feel like not getting enough gas.

While driving it does not do it all the time.it will pick up speed and run good for about 5 or 6 miles then it will start to sputtering like it wants to back fire.can you please tell me what is wrong and can i fix it my self.

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  • spoo845 May 21, 2009

    i don't yet i will let you know as soon as i go check these items. thanks for your advise.

    kenneth

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It could be many, many things but lets start with some simple ones:

  1. Fuel filter (could be clogged and not letting fuel through properly)
  2. Fuel injectors (same as filter)
  3. Fuel pump (could be going out and not working properly, but I would try this last)
  4. Spark plugs
  5. Spark plug wires
  6. Ignition rotor 
  7. distributer cap
As you can see the list is long but it would help if we knew if you have done anything to service the car recently.  Good luck and let me know what other questions you have.  Thanks for an honest rating and for using FixYa! Obviously there

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