loses power while accelerating

Asked by Apr 07, 2010 at 09:14 PM about the 1997 Jeep Wrangler SE

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

When driving from a stop car seems to be fine but as the RPM's climb and press harder on the pedal the car
faulters/stumbles, in which it will not accelerate, making me back off of the pedal to slowly(very slowly)
accerate

3 Answers

5

If it's a manual, I would guess at a clutch... if it's burned up, it would slip when accelerating harder.

If you don't mind me asking, what was done to fix the problem.. I'm having the same issue

Sounds like a plugged catalytic converter

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