My van very hard start

Asked by Feb 01, 2016 at 08:50 AM about the 2005 Chrysler Town & Country Touring

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I was driving had loss of power then it just bogged  down I could only go a
couple mph every time I tried to accelerate  it would make a bogging noise and
jerk trying  to speed up  now I got it home can't get it to start /stay running when
it did start I was able to drive around the block a few times at 25 mph but then it
just seemed to get hot the longer I drove it would boo down till it would only go
2 mph idle smooth till I hit the gas then same thing bogged

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You may have a plugged catalytic converter. Either warm it up at night and look underneath to see if it is glowing orange, this means it is plugged, or have it checked at an exhaust shop.

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