442 running sluggish

Asked by May 14, 2018 at 01:53 PM about the 1970 Oldsmobile 442

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I have a 1970 442 the engine runs ok for when I
drive it , it’s running sluggish not nearly to the
Potential is capable of, any suggestions?spark Plug
Wires, Spark plugs ,Distributor cap,fuel filter,oil ,
and transmission fluid have been checked and
changed,it struggles to get to 30 mph I’m not sure
what’s wrong other than transmission

1 Answer

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Check the engine compression and ignition timing. Maybe your engine is worn out.

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