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Lacks get up and go

I have taken my subaru to three different mechanics and none of them have been able to fix my car's problem. It turns over and starts but as soon as I go to go up a hill there is no real power to speak of. It moves at a sluggish pace.

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    I have a similar problem with a 93 Liberty GX auto - but it doesn't seem to have anything to do with engine power - it just can't transmit the power through the gearbox. Works OK for a while then nothing slowly stops (worse if going up a hill) - then won't work in any gear. Could it be torque converter, auto bands or what ?

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I had similar problem with mine replaced the air flow meter and gave it a oil change and before putting oil back in I put 3 litres of auto transmission oil in it and ran in on full idle for 15mins drained that and then oil. This was from the advice of my dad who is a mechanic.

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