I have a 89 chevy s10 4 cylinder new fuel pump has poor acceleration and loses power when doing 65 gets to about 50 and regains power loses power again after about 5 minutes what do i check first?


Asked by Dec 09, 2015 at 10:19 PM about the 1989 Chevrolet S-10 STD Standard Cab LB

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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Since you've pretty much eliminated the fuel system (you DID REPLACE THE FILTER -RIGHT) now check the catalytic converter for back pressure. Depending on cat-type, it could be fractured and just blocking exhaust flow when it feels like it.

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