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Old 06-08-2012, 01:51 PM
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like the title says my truck is losing top end power. It also seems like it is whining out once it hits 4000+ rpms and used to pull strong all the way to red line almost. i changed the TPS and the wiring which helped and cleared the codes but now i am fearing it might be my transmission my truck has 80k miles. Any suggestions?
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Time to put the 'ol fuel pressure gauge beneath the wiper and go for a ride... Leastwise it's the first place I'd go with this one... Some folks say 40 psi is minimum, my book sez 35 is the minimum, whatever the case, rock steady throughout the entire drive is critical!!!
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thats a good idea i was also thinking a clogged cat
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thats a good idea i was also thinking a clogged cat
got misfire or o2 sensor codes? mine has both and the cat got so bad it would just about shut off if i matted it.
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i changed the cat yesterday and the power is back. it was raining for a while that day and when i pulled out of the lot and stepped on it a little bit the whole back end got loose like it used to.
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