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Why wont my chevy tahoe pick up speed ? we did everything , new spark plugs , new gas filter ,new fuel pump , new air filter , new gas filter , new spark plug wires , still it wont pick up speed . Why ?

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Did you check the timing? the firing order.
does the engine rpm rev up high? if it does then check the transmsission for low on fluid or slipping.
check your catalytic converter for clogged up.

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