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My 2001 grand am takes off slow and takes a while to pick up speed what would cause this?

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Possible that the fuel feed is insufficient so as to energise the engine. If will be good to take a timing /tuning of the engine so as to set it in default condition.
Check on the quality of the fuel., the fuel pressure , the spark intensity and the injectors.

Posted on Sep 17, 2010

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