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Engine will not rev above 3000 rpm

I have a nissan terrano 2 2.4i petrol which will not rev above 3000 rpm and sounds like its on the rev limiter.

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  • Mike Butler
    Mike Butler May 11, 2010

    Sure you don't have plugged exhaust, as in catalytic converter?

  • Anonymous Mar 18, 2014

    3000 rpm limit

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Inadequate fuel pressure, change the fuel filter first, make sure the car sits for at least two hours before replacing the fuel filter because these fuel lines are under high pressure during the time of operation. The pressure usually decreases over time in the lines but wear safety glasses just the same, I would recomend depressurizing the fuel system first, buy a Haynes repair manual for detailed procedure to be safe. If problem persists go to Auto Zone and ask them to check for trouble codes these codes if present may instuct you in detail to replace the MAF sensor or give you a code that must be looked up to find the problem.

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