WHY DOES IT ACT AS IF IT HAS NO ENGINE POWER.

Asked by Jan 05, 2013 at 04:06 PM about the 1981 Ford Fairmont

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

1981 FAIRMONT/3.3
91K.
STILL HAS CAT CONVERTER.
EXCESSIVE FUEL CONSUMPTION. DID I SAY EXCESSIVE?

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No power is one of the symptoms of a clogged catalytic converter.

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well have you rebuilt the carb recently

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