I got a 99 pontiac sunfire with 2.2 will not rev up

Asked by May 13, 2012 at 08:21 PM about the 1999 Pontiac Sunfire 4 Dr SE Sedan

Question type: General

To start the car u have to hold the throttle on the floor then will not rev up past 1500 Rpms when this happened I
was running down the highway at 70 and it just would not rev up

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The two things I would check are the fuel filter and the catalytic converter. Both will give you lose of power if they are clogged.

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