I have a 93 toyota camry that lost power while i was driving on the highway. As i press the gas padel the car had no power i had to cruise to the exit en pull over.what can cause this Help

Asked by Nov 11, 2016 at 01:18 AM about the 1993 Toyota Camry LE

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

As i pulled over no smoke no over heating. Nothing
. The battery is fine. The dashboard lite up like  a
Christmas tree then shut of i turned the ignition
again and it jus didnt turn over. But theres power to
the car. Their oils, also half tank of gas. Smh. So i
waited on the side. As the car cooled of it turn over
and i drove  doin less then 30mph to get home.
Wen this happened i was doin 50mph. Like once i
go over 40mph and the car is hot it jus lose power,
without giving me any single.  Nothing pop up. I
push the gas padel to the floor and i went no
where. Like i was forcing it to go but it wasnt going
no where. Wat can cause this.
The car is driving fine but am scared to go on the
highway with it and drive fast , it will shut off again.

4 Answers

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I would be inclined to perform a Fuel Pressure Test. You may have a restricted Fuel Filter or Bad Fuel Pump. I would also check the EGR(exhaust gas re-circulation) System. A plugged CAT(catalytic converter) is also a possibility. Any Warning Lights ON when the Engine is running?

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Hello tony, theres no lights on the dash , it seems as soon as i drive for a more tha 30mins without stop en go the car i guess gets hot en i lose power to acclearate car goes in a cruise mode with no smoke no signal

But my cat is choke up am not getting the power i need wen i step on the gas i do hear noise en a false start like can this cause the car from shutting down while am in drive mode

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Sounds like your timing belt snapped

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