my car does not pick up speed when climbing hills.

Asked by Jan 02, 2017 at 04:10 AM about the 2002 Ford Escape XLS 4WD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

hi
my car does not pick up any speed as it climbs any steep, actually it lose  
power the speed drops and gear does not change and it heats up  

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It could many things but does sound like a catalytic converter.

275,415

I agree if you had a misfires in the past, that can contribute to clogged Cats. Have a shop diagnose your issue.

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