Car won't pass 2000rpm

Asked by Sep 03, 2015 at 11:58 PM about the 1982 Datsun 280Z

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Car will idle great I will start driving
and as soon as I pass 2000 rpm it
will back down to 600 rpm. I don't
know what the problem is if you guys
will help me out. That would be
amazing.

2 Answers

2,025

there might be a ECU and if that is the case then it sounds like a rev limiter

Best Answer
35

Your cadeletic converter may be plugged.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

  • 2003 Chrysler Concorde won't go over 2000rpm 9 answers

    Changed the camshaft & crankshaft positioning sensors & it still won't go over 2000rpm. The car starts up fine-idles fine & runs fine until hitting approx. 2000rpm then it cuts off acceleration powe...

    2003 Chrysler Concorde LX

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • Car/engine makes vibration noise when at 2000RPM 11 answers

    Whenever my RPM gauge is at 2000RPM (no matter if im going 40 or 80) it makes this vibration noise. The RPM meter itself acts a little unusual because no matter if im going 30,40,60,70,90 ... the mete...

    2014 Nissan Altima 2.5 S

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • After washing engine car won't rev over 2000rpm what can I do 5 answers

    1991 Toyota MR2

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • 2003 sometimes it won't go over 2000rpms 1 answer

    i put a new fuel filter on, it just happens sometimes when i put the petal to the floor when i need more power

    2003 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD 4 Dr LS 4WD Crew Cab LB HD

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

Search Datsun 280Z Questions

Datsun 280Z Experts

#1 F_O_R
F_O_R
Reputation 130
#2 tennisshoes
tennisshoes
Reputation 120
#3 Andrew Olsen
Andrew Olsen
Reputation 90
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Datsun 280ZX
18 listings
Used Ford Mustang
397 Great Deals out of 44,403 listings starting at $1,000
Used Chevrolet Corvette
202 Great Deals out of 20,888 listings starting at $4,993
Used Chevrolet Camaro
309 Great Deals out of 38,867 listings starting at $1,250
Used Mazda RX-7
55 listings
Used Toyota Supra
47 listings
Used Porsche 911
119 Great Deals out of 4,601 listings starting at $8,901

Used Cars For Sale