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1994 chevy s 10

I have a 94 chevy s 10 4 cylinder 5 speed and it starts up fine and i dont hear a miss in it but when i accelerate it starts to **** and loses all its power and i cant figure out what it is i just changed all the spark plugs and spark plug wires but it never done this before that

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  • creativecars Aug 30, 2008

    same problem with my 94 2.2 s10. It starves when you floor it. thought it was a fuel pump, changed it.(nothing) Then maybe the EGR was stuck, took it off and the same. But noticed when it was running with EGR off to much exhaust was coming back up. So I believe it may have skiped timing and need a new chain. Hopefully not valves.

  • Patrick McGee
    Patrick McGee May 11, 2010

    What type of plugs did you use? Where the new plugs gapped properly?



    I have seen on 4cyl engines that using high performance plugs can cause problems like your's. If you used split-fire's or platinum 4 plugs change them back to OEM sytle plugs and your problem should be solved. If you used OEM plugs check that none are loose or cross threaded as this can cause a loss of compression.



    Let me know and I can try to assit further.

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The couple across the street from where I live, had the same problem. He also changed plugs and wires and even the coil. I told him to replace the rotor bug and distributor cap and all started running smoothly again. Looking at the bug and cap nothing looked bad other than a little wear. It even checked out using a meter. Only thing I could think of was that there may have been some hairline crake robbing the spark and causing it to missfire.... Don't really know.

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