i have a 1996 Nissan 200sx se-r and every time i press on the gas it only accelerates to 30 mph. Then starts making a weird noise and doesn't accelerate, do you know what may be wrong?

Asked by Jun 05, 2012 at 08:45 PM about the 1996 Nissan 200SX SE-R Coupe

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I've changed the gas filter, air filter, distributor cap, and rotor but nothing.

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Sounds like the symptoms of a plugged catalytic convertor.

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