Car won't go over 20 mph and cuts off

Alex Knight

Asked by Jan 18, 2016 at 02:23 PM

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

New plugs and wires New distributor and
button still runs really rough and cuts off
2002 Mitsubishi eclipse

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Sounds like a clogged catalytic converter

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