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Engine problems my car will die without warning and puts out black smoke it also feels like the timing chain is out of time and when i stop i have to use my left foot for the breaks while i have my right foot on the gas to keep the car from dying while i am out running errands

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  • Cableman521 Aug 19, 2008

    Mine is doing similar things. I also have a loss of power. When I first start it it runs fine but as it gets warmed up this starts happening.


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Check your tccs transmission torque convertor switch lower the batterie a connector with one or two wire disconnect it and ride the car

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