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My grand prix is losing power at a fast rate. It burns a lot of gas especially at start up. A few times I have driven around the corner and the engine is very hot and smells like hot oil. When I accecelerate it feels like its dragging. 2005 grand prix gt

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I would have the catilitic converter checked. when they clog up you loose power and burn more fuel it could also explain the hot engine as the exaust can not escape. hope this helps!

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