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Old 03-19-2012, 12:07 AM   #1
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I have a chevy s-10 1995 thats losing acceleration

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Old 03-19-2012, 05:22 AM   #2
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With all that detail that you have given, it could be anything from a bad piston to not pushing the gas enough going up a hill.

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Old 03-19-2012, 08:02 AM   #3
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I'm going with the gas pedal thing. If not that, the ball and chain hooked to the back bumper.
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Old 03-19-2012, 10:13 AM   #4
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No its not the gas pedal
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Old 03-19-2012, 10:18 AM   #5
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Needs a tune up, dirty fuel or air filter, plugged up catilitic converter. All simple DIY things to do.
Since you did not list anything you have tryed were all going to have to guess.
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Old 03-19-2012, 01:04 PM   #6
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No its not the gas pedal
That's good. Now we're getting somewhere!
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i cleaned the cat-converter and it was driving good i was about to change the filter that is on the gas line. it has a new fuel pump and air filter
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Low air in the tires and wheel bearing seizing up, oh and get your foot off the break peddle while driving.
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too little info.
would also need engine size. specific symptoms about when/how much/what type of accelleration is applied. the more info you can supply, the better.

have you tried s10forums.com ? They can be rude, but are about the biggest one out there if I recall.
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You "cleaned" the catalytic converter? Huh?? Maybe you contaminated it and killed which could cause major backpressure.
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You "cleaned" the catalytic converter? Huh?? Maybe you contaminated it and killed which could cause major backpressure.
Agree. How does one CLEAN a catalytic converter? I had a 1985 S-10 that would do this, and I mean, I could go from 65 mph to no more than 20 mph, with it floored. Plugged catalytic converter in my case.
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Agree. How does one CLEAN a catalytic converter? I had a 1985 S-10 that would do this, and I mean, I could go from 65 mph to no more than 20 mph, with it floored. Plugged catalytic converter in my case.
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There is no "cleaning" of the catalytic converter that I have ever seen.
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I agree- as soon as we find out how to clean a cat, lemme know.........I still have my original one on my 87 sunbird, and Im sure its time to clean it.......
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Have you changed your blinker fluid and rotated the air in your tires?
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Now I have heard people say they have "cleaned them out" by gutting them, but never actually cleaned it out

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