96 Grand Prix not accelerating at times?

Asked by Sep 04, 2015 at 01:05 PM about the 1996 Pontiac Grand Prix 2 Dr SE Coupe

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

When driving my car it seems to not
accelerate at times, RPMs don't go
up, so I let go of the gas and give it a
second and it seems to work alright

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hummmmm.change the fuel filter first...

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Clean throttle body and check air filter replace fuel filter add fuel injector cleaner to gas tank.

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A plugged catalytic converter also springs to mind. A muffler shop can tell you for sure. Simply have them remove it and install a piece of pipe in its place. It's not worth buying a new one for a car that old.

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