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Can,t get speed up over 50 mph. Could this be a plugged catalytic converter?

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Hello Elktown.

Yes it could easily be a plugged converter or exhaust system.
But there could be other issues that give a similar symptom.
Plugged intake (air filter), seen a rag stuck in an intake breather tube more than once too.
Plugged fuel filter or a fuel pump not working to capacity.
If the engine starts easily and runs smooth these are the first things to look at.

I hope your repair goes well. Thank You for using FixYa.

KL

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