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I have a 1993 geo prizm,it curently has 176900 miles on it. My problem is that it seems to be lacking power, it sometimes struggels to get over 50. It also gets awful gas millage. I have had it for about 6months and over that time have replaced the spark plugs, air filter, and fuel filter. The problem still is there. Does any one have any ideas?

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I suggest you do two different tests. One is a compression test the other is a back pressure test. Compression is for the motor and back pressure is for the catlitic converter. Both take special tools to do and each set costs about $100 to buy. So if this is going to be a one time deal just take it in and find out what's wrong but if you want to buy the tools let me know and I'll walk you through them.

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